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PM Narendra Modi visits 125-year-old Shiva temple in Oman, offers prayers

It was constructed 125 years ago by the merchant community from Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  Muscat 

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PM Modi offers prayers at a temple in Oman | Photo: PTI

today visited a 125-year-old in Muscat, one of the oldest in the region, and offered prayers.

The temple is located in the Matrah area here.

It was constructed 125 years ago by the merchant community from and was subsequently renovated in 1999.

The temple has three deities -- Shri Adi Motishwar Mahadev, Shri Motishwar Mahadev and Shri Hanumanji. During auspicious days more than 15,000 devotees visit the temple for prayers.

The also posed for group photos with the temple administration officials and the Indian community members.

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 13:55 IST
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