Parvati Temple, Khajuraho

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Parvati Temple
Parvati Temple at Khajuraho
Parvati Temple at Khajuraho
Parvati Temple is located in Madhya Pradesh
Parvati Temple
Parvati Temple
Location in Madhya Pradesh
Name
Proper name Parvati Temple
Devanagari पार्वती मंदिर
Geography
Coordinates 24°51′11.4″N 79°55′19″E / 24.853167°N 79.92194°E / 24.853167; 79.92194Coordinates: 24°51′11.4″N 79°55′19″E / 24.853167°N 79.92194°E / 24.853167; 79.92194
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chattarpur, Khajuraho[1]
Location Khajuraho[1]
Culture
Primary deity Parvati[1]
Architecture
Number of temples 1
History and governance
Creator Chandela Rulers

Parvati temple (Devanagari: पार्वती मंदिर) is dedicated to Goddess Parvati,[1] wife of Lord Shiva

This structure is one of the monument among Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a World Heritage Site in India.

Location[edit]

The temple is located in the Western Group of Temple Complex Khajuraho. Inside the temple complex, it is located south-west to Vishvanath Temple.[1]

Khajuraho is a small village in Chattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Architecture[edit]

It has heavily restored small sanctum.[1] The porch is completely lost and of the sanctum only the plinth has survived.[1]

The arch above sanctum door depicts sculpture of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.[2] Also numerous erotic sculptures of couples can be seen on the front wall (on the side of sanctum door.[2]

The side and back walls do not have any sculptures.[3]

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