The Sahastra Bahu (meaning one with thousand arms; a form of Vishnu) temple more popularly known as the Sas Bahu temple. It dates back to the 7th century and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In all, there are two main temples, one with 5 temples around it and the other (also the older one) has 12 smaller temples surrounding it.
Although the temple wasn’t made for Lord Shiva, it houses a Shiv-ling made up of green marble which was very unusual back then. Sadly, the temple was functional only for around a hundred years, due to Mughal invasion. Evidence of dismemberment of the temple is seen throughout; the noses of the inscriptions and statues of deities have been cut off.
Sas Bahu Temple
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