First ever recorded Vishnu’s foreign worshipper was a greek from BCE 100

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Vedic Principles have been attracting foreigners for thousands of years.

1st such recorded convert to #Hindu #Dharma was Heliodorus a greek ambassador of Antiakalidas to King Bhagabhadra who came India in 113 BCE.Image

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Impressed by Vedic Principles, Heliodorus erected a Garuda-column of Vishnu now locally called “Khamb Baba”

The column was built more than 100 years before #Christianity came into being.Image

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Abstracts of Inscription on the column :
“This Garuda-column of Vasudeva, was erected here by Heliodorus, a worshipper of Vishnu, the son of Dion, and an inhabitant of Taxila, who came as Greek ambassador from the Great King Antialkidas to King Kasiputra Bhagabhadra”ImageImage

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1/ Vedic Principles have been attracting foreigners for thousands of years. 1st such recorded convert to #Hindu #Dharma was Heliodorus a greek ambassador of Antiakalidas to King Bhagabhadra who came India in 113 BCE. 2/ Impressed by Vedic Principles, Heliodorus erected a Garuda-column of Vishnu now locally called “Khamb Baba” The column was built more than 100 years…

1/ Vedic Principles have been attracting foreigners for thousands of years. 1st such recorded convert to #Hindu #Dharma was Heliodorus a greek ambassador of Antiakalidas to King Bhagabhadra who came India in 113 BCE. 2/ Impressed by Vedic Principles, Heliodorus erected a Garuda-column of Vishnu now locally called “Khamb Baba” The column was built more than 100 years…

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