Devi Jagadambi Temple

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Devi Jagdambi Temple
Devi Jagdambi  temple at Khajuraho
Devi Jagdambi temple at Khajuraho
Devi Jagdambi Temple is located in Madhya Pradesh
Devi Jagdambi Temple
Devi Jagdambi Temple
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Location in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates: 24°51′12.2″N 79°55′10.8″E / 24.853389°N 79.919667°E / 24.853389; 79.919667Coordinates: 24°51′12.2″N 79°55′10.8″E / 24.853389°N 79.919667°E / 24.853389; 79.919667
Name
Proper name: Devi Jagdambi Temple (Jatakari Temple)
Devanagari: देवी जगदम्बी (जगदम्बा)मंदिर
Location
Country: India
State: Madhya Pradesh
District: Chattarpur, Khajuraho[1]
Location: Khajuraho[1]
Architecture and culture
Primary deity: Parvati[1] (previously Vishnu[1])
Number of temples: 1
History
Date built:
(Current structure)
Circa A.D.1000-25[1]
Creator: Chandella Rulers


Devi Jagadambika temple or Jagadambika temple of a group of about 25 temples at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India. Khajuraho is a World Heritage site.

The temples of Khajuraho were built by the rulers of the Chandella dynasty between the 10th and the 12th centuries.

Apsara, Devi Jagadambi Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Devi Jagadambika temple, in a group to the north, is one of the most finely decorated temples at Khajuraho, with numerous erotic carvings. Three bands of carvings encircle the body of the temple. In the sanctum is an enormous image of the goddess Devi.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) - Devi Jagdambi Temple". Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jagadambika temple". Retrieved 2006-09-22. [dead link]

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