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Vishnu Temple

Vishnu Temple is a small shrine situated in Saho Village near Chamba in Himachal Pradesh. The temple enshrines the three-faced idol of Lord Vishnu. The central one is that of a human, while those on the right and left are of a lion and a boar respectively.

The presiding deity here is installed in a standing posture with four hands of which two hands are resting on the heads of two cowries-bearers, one holds a lotus and the other one is broken. In the base between his feet lies the bust of a female figurine believed to be that of Goddess Lakshmi. The idols of four-armed Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva are installed on both sides. The temple also houses the images of the ten incarnations of Vishnu.

Vishnu Temple is situated opposite to the Chandershekhar Temple and can be reached by bus from the Chamba Bus Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chamba
Location: Chamba    


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