Devi Jagadambi Temple

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Devi Jagdambi Temple
Devi Jagdambi  temple at Khajuraho
Devi Jagdambi temple at Khajuraho
Devi Jagadambi Temple is located in Madhya Pradesh
Devi Jagadambi Temple
Location in Madhya Pradesh
Geography
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
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chattarpur, Khajuraho[1]
Location Khajuraho[1]
Culture
Sanctum Parvati[1] (previously Vishnu[1])
Architecture
Number of temples 1
History
Date built Circa A.D.1000-25[1]
Creator Chandella Rulers

Devi Jagadambika temple or Jagadambika temple is one 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.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Jagadambika temple". Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2006. 

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