Pretshila is located around 8 kilometres to the northwest of Gaya. Hindus execute Pind Daan (a religious rite for the serenity of departed souls) there, making it a respected location.
People have a long-standing custom that states that salvation is attained after visiting this location to worship.
A temple honouring Lord Yama, the Hindu pantheon’s representation of death, is located at the top of the hill. Rani Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore originally built the temple, but it has undergone numerous renovations.
Near the temple is a pond known as Ramkund, where Lord Rama is reputed to have had a bath in the past.
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