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Gaya Pind Daan

Address: Pital Kiwar | Bahuar Chaura, Gaya 823001, India
Phone Number: 9430070365
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Gaya
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Navi Mumbai, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This place is in total apathy. We have a lot of faith associated with this place but unfortunately it is being run very poorly. Urge the government to step in and make it neat and clean . Save the believers from touts and fraud.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is one single Gaya where we can see four religious faiths namely Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Jainism. It is place of super natural reality where we find the existence of four religious faiths in co-ordination and living with co-operation with one another for centuries. Gaya is an ancient historical and mythological city of much significance. It is the second... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Gaya is extremely Holy place for offering of Pinds. Pinds are offered in personalised way on your behalf on the Foot print of Lord Vishnu, on Akshya Bot and beside the River Falgu maintaining proper Hindu religious customs.

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Hyderabad, India
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232 attraction reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Gaya, famous for Pind Daan, is located in Bihar State. It is about 250 Kms from Varanasi or Kashi. A temple dedicated to Vishnu Pada (Foot Print of Lord Vishnu) is located at Gaya. River Falgun flows at this place, but most of the time, there is no water. At times, it is difficult to wet your feet in the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My friend suggested a brahmin to contact there and the process was done systematically and efficiently by the brahmin.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Pind Daan festival is organized every year during the Pitripaksh (15 days) of Ashwin month at Gaya. During this period, Hindu pilgrims offer Pind to their forefathers at various centers at Gaya so as to ensure SWARG to them. It is said that all the forefathers expects Pind from their living children during this period and in turn, they provide... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Pind daan at Gaya is considered to be very important in Hindu religion and we has also gone to do Pind daan for my nana ji and nani Ji. Pind daan is performed at three places in Gaya. First on the banks of river Falgu then at the Vishnu pad temple and finally at the Akshaya vat. You need to... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My idea about Gaya Pind Daan than changed after my visit all what I had heard was wrong things have changed and become cleaner.

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Shillong
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A lot of touts roam around but if u get a good priest he guides u throught and you face no problem at all.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

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 

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