Temples in Vidisha
Maa Vijay Temple
The Vijay Temple is a ruined temple located in the city of Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is rich in archaeologically interesting objects. It is said that the building was built in 8th century and was then later on reconstructed in Paramara period in the second half of 11th century by Emperor Naravarman. Since Emperor Naravarman was a devotee of Goddess Charchika, who is also known as Vijaya, this landmark is popularly known as Vijaya temple. The building was never finished which can easily be seen by the carved niches and unfinished architectural pieces found round the base of the temple plinth. The temple was demolished by Aurangzeb and he made a mosque over the demolished remains of the temple
Vidisha is located near the capital city of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. It is known for its rich cultural Heritage. Maa Vijay Temple, Durga Maa Mandir and Balaji Temple are famous pilgrimage sites and are visited by several devotees. Most festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Makar Sankranti and Dussehra are celebrated joyfully. The best time to visit is the month of October to March. Know more about the Vidisha temples their timings of darshan, aarti and much more at Yatradham.