(Last Updated on : 10/10/2009)
Vishnu Temple is a small place of worship, situated in Saho Village (a charming village located on the right bank of the Sal river) near Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh
. The temple enshrines the three-faced idol of Lord Vishnu
. The fundamental one is of a human, whereas those on the right and left resemble a lion and a boar respectively. The presiding deity here is established in a standing position with four hands, of which two hands rest on the heads of two cowries-bearers, one holding a lotus and the other one is broken. In the base between His feet lies the bust of a female statuette believed to be that of Goddess Lakshmi. The idols of four-armed Lord Brahma
and Lord Shiva
are installed on both sides inside the Vishnu Temple. The temple also houses images of the ten incarnations of Vishnu. Vishnu temple is situated opposite to the Chandrashekhar Temple and can be arrived at by bus from the Chamba Bus Depot.
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