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Charbhujaji

Charbhujaji temple, Rajsamand district, Rajasthan Charbhujaji temple, Rajsamand district, RajasthanMeditation: I meditate on Lord Vishnu in the form of Charbhujaji located in the Garbhor village.

Charbhujaji: Charbhujaji temple is a famous temple of Lord Vishnu located in the Garbhor village in Rajsamand district. The village is situated in the Aravalli Hills near the bank of river Gomti.

Legend of Charbhujaji: According to legend the idol of Charbhujaji is very old and was worshipped by the Pandavas in the past. It was installed by Gang Dev who received divine instructions in a dream from Lord Vishnu to recover the idol. Gang Dev is said to have recovered the idol from water. The image of Vishnu is 85 cm high and has four hands (hence the name Charbhuja). The four hands hold Conch, Discus, Mace and a Lotus flower. One characteristic feature of the temple is the extensive mirror works inside.

Festival: Every year on Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Ekadasi (Jhaljhoolani Ekadasi) (Aug-Sep), the Lord is specially worshipped after giving a ceremonial bath in a nearby lake. A large number of pilgrims take part in this bathing procession. A large fair is also held during this occasion.

• Charbhujaji temple is located in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.


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