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Hampi Chakratirtha


Just around the corner from the Soolai Bazaar we came to the Chakratirtha, which means in the local language “the sacred water body that swirls”. This is the most sacred bathing spot on the Tungabhadra River because it is believed that it is where Shiva gave Vishnu one of his most powerful weapons, the Chakra – a sharp spinning discus-like implement. Continue reading Hampi Chakratirtha