Vishnupad Temple

Vishnupad Temple

  • Bodhgaya
  • Bihar
  • India

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Vishnupad Temple, Bodhgaya Overview

Vishnupad Temple is a historic Hindu temple in the Indian state of Bihar. It lies in Gaya and stands near Falgu River. This historic temple enshrines Lord Vishnu and was visited by the Brahmin priests like Ramanujanacharya, Shankaracharya, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and Madhavacharya. May devotees visist to this shrine on a huge scale.


Why Is It Famous?
Vishnupad Temple is a historic shrine in Gaya, Bihar. It enshrines Lord Vishnu and people worship him in the form of a footprint. According to a legend, a demon named Gayasura attained the boon after a heavy penance. According to the boon, anyone who looked at him can attain salvation. The karma determines the salvation of an individual. To prevent the demons from attaining the salvation, Lord Vishnu pushed Gayasura by placing his foot on his chest.


The imprint of his foot, measuring 40 cm in length, is visible in the temple and pilgrims worship it on a daily basis.


Best Time To Visit:-
Vishnupad Temple is a famous Hindu temple and people visit here daily. So, every day is considered as sacred for visiting Vishnupad Temple.


Watch Out!
Vishnupad Temple authorities do not permit anyone carrying the leather items and any weapon inside the temple. Therefore, all visitors should follow the regulations.


Reaching There:-
Gaya city is well-connected to the major highways, railways, and airways. People can reach Gaya by the roadways buses, express trains, and flights. Traveling within Gaya is done by the local transports.


Nearest Railway Station- Gaya Junction
Nearest Airport- Bodhgaya Airport

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