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The Vishnupad Temple, Gaya
The Vishnupad Temple, Gaya

The main temple in Gaya, India , dedicated to the Hindu Lord Vishnu. This temple is located along the Falgu River, marked by a footprint of Vishnu incised into a block of basalt, that marks the act of Lord Vishnu subduing Gayasur by placing his foot on Gayasur's chest. The present day temple was rebuilt by Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar, the ruler of Indore, in the 18th century. Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Image File history File links Vishnupad. ... Image File history File links Vishnupad. ... Gaya is a city in Bihar, India, and it is also the headquarters of Gaya District. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Vishnu (IAST , Devanagari , with honorific Shri Vishnu; , ), is a form of god or idol, in Hinduism and its mythology. ... Falgu River is one of the tributaries of the river Ganges. ... Ahilya Bai Holkar was the ruler of Indore and the adjoining regions from 1767 to 1795. ... Indore(Marathi/Hindi:इन्दौर), is the commercial capital of the Malwa region and the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh (MP). ...


 
 

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