More about Khajuraho
Khajuraho is located in the forested plains of Madhya Pradesh in the Bundelkhand region. Khajuraho is famous for its unique architecture,specially for famous chandela temples.These temples are immortal gift to the world.Constructed by Chandela Rajput kings of central India. These temples are not belongs from any religion and worshipping. The divine sculptures are a tribute to life itself. Khajuraho temples are famous for the eroticism etched on its walls in the form of sculptures
Khajuraho Tourist Attractions :
The Kandariya Mahadev Temple:
kandariya mahadev temple architecture has a nice heritage look (eyeness ),. It has 31 km heights. There are four temples stand at the corners of the main shirne, which are now in ruins stage. The main shrine has an exquisitely carved entrance arch with a multitude of themes. Celestial beings, lovers serenading musicians movements captured in stone, frozen in time, yet retaining a quality of warm, pulsating life. The very stone seems to have taken on the living, breathing quality of the carved figures.
Chaunsat Yogini Temple:
Chaunsat Yogini is the oldest of the surviving temples of Khajuraho, dedicated to goddess Kali. The name chaunsat (sixty-four) comes from the cells of 64 attendants of Goddess Kali, while one belongs to the goddess herself. This temple is also unique in being quadrangular in plan. Only 35 of the original 65 cells remain and no image of Kali has survived.
Chitragupta temple facing eastwards to the rising sun, the temple is dedicated to the sun god, Surya. The chitraguupta temple builds in early 11th century. It is situated at the extreme northern end of a row of four temples, extending from south to north. The image of Surya is very impressive and this temple shows signs of a lot of restorative work. The inner sanctum boasts of an impressive image of the presiding deity - the majestic sun-god looming 5 feet high, driving a chariot.
Duladeo temple is the finest temple of khajuraho dedicated to lord shiva. It is also known as the Bridegroom Temple. The temple’s most striking features are lord shiva, apsara and ornamented images. The image of Lord Shiva on the lintel at the entrance to the inner sanctum indicates that the temple was originally dedicated to Lord Shiva