Adi Gadadhara Temple (site 2)
Linked to Gaya Mahatmya
Pinda Dana, Shraddha, Darshan
Part of Vishnupada Complex, southern-most entrance from ghat leads to shrine
Western bank of Phalgu river on the eastern slope of Mundaprishta hill
The shrine is protected by Dhami pandas, not Gayawals. There is a new inscription by entrance and another on the eastern top wall.
Temple divided into three parts: inner sanctum is located on western-most side of temple with houses and an image of Adi Gadadhara -- the second part is a mandapa closed on the north and south sides and erected on 20 stone pillars -- this mandapa leads to an open mandapa erected on 21 pillars, which has an open shrine of Sakhshi Gopal and small shrine of Mangala Devi on the southern wall. Top of outer wall is tiled.
On the way to Phalgu from Vishnupad Temple
Good condition, except everything plastered with yellow paint
Under protection of Dhami pandas
Vishnupada Prabandhakarini Samiti Ilake Chaudahasaiya Gayapala -- current head of committee is Shankaralala Pathak (Ghadiwala)