Majholi

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Majholi
city
Majholi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Majholi
Majholi
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Majholi is located in India
Majholi
Majholi
Majholi (India)
Coordinates: 23°30′N 79°55′E / 23.5°N 79.92°E / 23.5; 79.92Coordinates: 23°30′N 79°55′E / 23.5°N 79.92°E / 23.5; 79.92
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictJabalpur
Elevation
385 m (1,263 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total11,308
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Majholi is a growing town and a nagar Parishad in Jabalpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Majholi had a population of 11,308. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Majholi has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 54%. In Majholi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Tourism[edit]

History of Vishnu-Varaha Temple at Manjholi
Vishnu-Varaha temple entrance
Vishnu-Varaha temple Front
Vishnu-Varaha Adi-Narayan
Vishnu-Varaha other statues

A major tourist attraction in Majholi is the Vishnu-Varaha Temple. It is an ancient temple from the 11th century CE,[2] that has an elephant sized Varaha statue. In front of the Varaha statue, an Adi Narayan statue rests. Behind the Adi Narayan, Sheshnag (Snake) is sitting between front legs of Varaha. Behind Sheshnag, there is the wife of Sheshnag. All four vedas are underneath four legs of Varaha.

Vishnu-Varaha Durga Statue

jai vishnu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ http://puratattva.in/2011/08/09/majholi-a-varaha-imprisoned-880