--> Skip to main content

Harihar Temple at Visnagar in Mehsana in Gujarat

Harihar is an important deity worshipped in Hinduism and it is a union of Hindu Gods Vishnu (Hari) and Shiva (Hara) as a single murti (idol). Harihar Temples are very rare. There is one temple dedicated to Harihar at Visnagar in Mehsana District in North Gujarat in India. The temple is around 600 years old.

The murti at the Visnagar Harihar Temple is made from black stone and is tall. The left side of the murti is Vishnu and the right side is of Shiva.

The murti has four hands and the left side hands hold Chakra – popular symbol of Vishnu.

The right side hand holds Trishul – symbol of Shiva.

Visnagar is about 18 KM from Mehsana.