Vishnupad temple…In Bihar State, Gaya District, Gaya temple is a holy place. It is a crossroads from the four sides of east central railways. It is a famous pilgrimage for Hindus. Gaya is one of the most sacred places in India. These three sacred shrines, known as Prayaaga, Kashi, and Gaya, are called “Tristhali”. Once, if you visit these three places, the devotees believe that Mukti is available. The paternal grandparents are given a permanent cavalry access. There are two gazes named Old Gaya and New Gaya. Gaya is derived from the name Gayasurudu.
The Gaya Vishnupad temple is located in the foothills of Lord Vishnu in Gaya. This Vishnupad temple Gaya is situated on the banks of the Phulugani river. There is a statue of the great Lord Sri Vishnu. The entry to this temple is for Hindus alone. There are footprints decorated with silver rugs in the front facade of the Vishnupad Mandir Gaya. These are the footprints of Vishnu Murthy, who was standing with the hand in Truncheon. There is a banyan tree in the premises. This banyan tree has been blessed with Sita Devi.
The temple was built by the Indoor princess in 1787. The 30-meter air gopuram was constructed to the temple. On the opposite side of the Vishnupada mandir, there is a small shrine on a small hill that is on the opposite side of the river. There are only two hands. These are Sita Devi’s hands given to her uncle.
Vishnupad Temple History
Earlier in this region, there was a monster named Gayasurudu, a devotee of Lord Vishnu. If he touches a great penance and who touches him, they will get the blessings of Lord Vishnu. From that time on, everyone started touching the body with a reason for some reason. All of them went to heaven, and there was no one in Yamalokam, and nothing was left untouched by Yamadarma. According to Vishnu Murthy, Brahma came to Gayaasura and said that he is doing a yajna, to give his body to him as a gift, a godly Gayasur donates his body to Brahma.
125 Yojana Height of 60 Yojana Gayasura was graphed with a kind of Brahma clique, and he started doing a great Yajna on the body. After some time, the head of Gayasur began to move seriously. Then Brahma clutched all the deities in the head. Still, the head did not stop moving. Then he took the form of a rhyme and put it under his thumb. Still moving did not stop. Brahma prayed to Lord Vishnu, while Lord Vishnu created his figure with his foot form and gave it to Brahma. But it does not benefit.
Then Vishnu Murthy came to himself and stood on the head of Gayasur himself. Then the head of the Gayasur remained stationary. Then the man said to Brahma, ‘Swami! For this kind of work? My idol worship is not enough! Vishu Murugan demanded a desire for himself. The last wish of the singer was granted to the devotee by the name of all the devas, who gave birth to the place where the Gayasur was lying there.
Thus, the name of the Vishnu Murthy who was wearing Truncheon is eternal. Wherever he came, his footprints remained the same. After Yagnam, Brahmma paid for many gifts for Brahmins organized by Yajna. This is the name of the ‘Gayaval’ for the priests in the Gaya. In that time that place also called Gayasur Vishnupad
Places to visit in Gaya
- Vishnupad temple
- Mangalagouri Devi temple
- Mahabodhi temple
- Gadhadar temple
- Sujata temple
- Surya temple
- Gadamaaditya temple
Vishnupad temple timings
|Visnupad temple timings||opening/closing|
|Morning 6.30 a.m.||Temple opening|
|Afternoon 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m||closed|
|Afternoon 2.00 p.m.||opening|
|Evening 7.30||Temple closing|
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