Shaligram Shila in Gandaki river in Nepal

Shaligram Shila refers to a Vaishnava (Hindu) an iconic representation of Vishnu, in the form of a spherical, usually black-colored Ammonoid fossil found in the sacred river Gandaki. The origin of the name is traced to a remote village in Nepal where Vishnu is known by the name of Shaligraman. Shaligram in Hinduism is also known as Salagrama. The name Salagrama refers to the name of the village on the bank of Gandaki where the holy stones are picked up.
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Kali-gandaki river in Nepal

Gandaki River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. travelled across this river by coach on the way to Pokhara

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find the self-manifest form of the Supreme Lord known as Saligrama-sila. The Gandaki River is an incarnation of Tulasi-devi and the Saligrama-silas found along the Gandaki are incarnations of Krsna and Visnu.

find the self-manifest form of the Supreme Lord known as Saligrama-sila. The Gandaki River is an incarnation of Tulasi-devi and the Saligrama-silas found along the Gandaki are incarnations of Krsna and Visnu.

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Saligrams are worshipped in Nepal and India as the manifestation of the Hindu god, Vishnu. Indeed the word Saligram is actually one of the lesser known names of Vishnu. The largest known Saligram is housed in the famous Jagannath Temple in Orissa, India.

Saligrams are worshipped in Nepal and India as the manifestation of the Hindu god, Vishnu. Indeed the word Saligram is actually one of the lesser known names of Vishnu. The largest known Saligram is housed in the famous Jagannath Temple in Orissa, India.

Located between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges, the Gandaki River flows through the village of Saligrama or Muktinath and the Ashrama of Pulaha. In ancient times, the mountain range surrounding Pulaha was called Salagiris due to the vast forests of Sala (sal) trees.

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Kali Gandaki Gorge is one of the deepest gorges on earth.//Kali Gandaki river near Ghasa

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Saligrams are worshipped in Nepal and India as the manifestation of the Hindu god, Vishnu. Indeed the word Saligram is actually one of the lesser known names of Vishnu. The largest known Saligram is housed in the famous Jagannath Temple in Orissa, India.

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