Swastik Vihar, Mahasamund is situated near the well known Anand Prabhu Kudi Vihar. The beautiful city of Mahasamund is a municipality in the Mahasamund District. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Mahasamund District. The city is full of tribals with a tribal population of 28.9%. The different types of tribes are Kamar, Kanwar, Kharai, Munda, Bahalia, Pardhi, Binjhwar, Saharia, Sanwara, Kharwar, Dhanwar, Halba, Bhujia, Sonar and Saur. There is tremendous scope for mining in the city. The reason behind it being the huge availability of Granite rocks and Limestone rocks. Apart from the Swastik Vihar, Mahasamund, the other holy places in Mahasamund are Gandheswar Temple, Anand Prabhu Kudi Vihar and Laxman Temple.
It is believed that in the ancient times the Buddh bhikshus used Swastik Vihar, Chhattisgarh as a center for meditation and study purposes.
Swastik Vihar, Mahasamund has been recently excavated. It has become a major tourist destination. The nearest railway station and airport to Swastik Vihar in Mahasamund is Raipur. Every year there are thousands of tourists from each and every part of the world and from all over India who come and visit this beautiful vihar.