A lot of touts roam around but if u get a good priest he guides u throught and you face no problem at all.
This place meant to offer pind daan, which was offered by Lord Rama, Sita, Laxman to their father Dasarath. This tradition being carried over many decades and century. The rituals being performed in the dried Phalguni River. One thing i just dont understand, why people left their parent in the time old age need/requirement in lurches and after death offering... More
Hindus believe that dead soul of human being remains in this world. Affinity for money, relatives etc. prevent the soul to go for ultimate departure. Bodiless state of the dead remains in pain. 'PIND Dan' Gives the soul relief and departure to the ultimate world of Peace. Gaya is extremely Holy place for offering of Pinds to departed souls, specially... More
We could perform the rituals to our satisfaction. There have an organised set up of a chain of pandas who will provide the priest of your choice at a price. We had been there during the Mahalaya Paksh days, so the place was very crowded. In spite of the crowd, the experience was satisfying. The Phalguni River has almost dried... More
gaya is famous for vishnupad mandir where imprint of the foot of lord vishnu is there.the temple is situated on the banks of river falgu.this river originates from a forest in jharkhand state .in jharkhand this river is called NIRANJANA,budhha got enlightenment on its bank. the pind daan (the ritual of offerings to the departed souls)is performed during the month... More
Every thing went on track after all .. Good arrangement from the administration & the Bihar Govt. Hence lots to do to make it comfortable as the ghats are not very clean,traffic is not well managed & Street lights are missing somewhere & roads have cracks too. Anyway pilgrims seem to be in comfort. Govt should ban fake priests and... More
As we have been to Gaya for the purpose & the experience with Panda's & Pandit's are pleasing, They got us perform all rituals as per our satisfaction. The once in a life experience (Hindus never visit this town again in life).
organise for your own priest otheriwse it is hell broke lose. People will be behind you and have to shell out quite a bit every nook and corner.
if you have to perform ritual of pinddaan at gaya, then you should straightway proceed to vishnu pad temple from railway or bus station . there is an excellent arrangement of stay at "devi ahilya guest house which is adjacent to vishu temple (on the right sight). the guest house has both AC and non AC rooms. the charges are... More
Located in Southern Bihar at the Junction of Great Northern Plains and Deccan Plateaur and at the Crossroads of NH2, NH83, NH82, and Grand Chord Railway line is a strategically located region within the subcontinent. Its topography is unique with the outcrops of several hills which are part of the Vindhya Mountain ranges (considered to be among the oldest mountain... More
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