Ancient Hindu artefacts Found From Krishna Riverbed – Imagine finding hidden treasures from over a thousand years ago! That’s what just happened. Yes! This incident happened near Raichur of Karnataka state. Employees were busy with the construction work of a bridge in the area when someone found different things while digging the ground. Workers discovered ancient Hindu artefacts in the Krishna riverbed during bridge construction.
This includes a Vishnu idol and a Shivalinga, revealing treasures speculated to be over 1,000 years old. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) now takes care of these artefacts, which include a Vishnu idol and a Shivalinga. The Vishnu idol looks a lot like the famous Ram Lalla statue from the new Ram temple in Ayodhya. The Vishnu idol found stands tall with an aura depicting the ten avatars. It offers a glimpse into ancient artistic traditions and religious beliefs.
The Krishna River, named after Lord Krishna, is a sacred place in Hinduism. It’s said that taking a dip in this river washes away sins. Stories also tell us about Krishna’s adventures along its banks, like lifting a huge hill! Krishna lifted the Govardhan Hill to free the malevolent serpent Kaliya. And defeated the demon Bakasura in this area. According to the legends, Lord Krishna spent most of his adulthood in Krishna river bank region.
Beyond mythology, people lived and thrived near the Krishna River throughout the history. Many ancient civilizations, like the Vedic period and empires such as the Vijayanagar, called this area home. Its shores have witnessed the rise and fall of kingdoms, thriving on its waters for sustenance, trade, and spiritual nourishment.