Tigawa (or Tigowa) is a village in Madhya Pradesh with a complex of temple remains, near Bahuriband, Jabalpur. The known Gupta period temple of Kankali Devi is well preserved and dates to the fifth century.
The Kankali Devi Temple, and there is also a Vishnu temple, this temple is very famous often referred to as the Tigawa temple, has a sanctum and an open portico supported on four pillars. The portico was covered with walls containing panels during a later period. It is covered with a flat roof. It is one of the few Gupta period temples that have survived. It is very similar to the Gupta period temple at Sanchi.
An image of Narasimha is placed inside the sanctum. The portico has an image of the Sheshashai Vishnu (Narayana) and another one of Chamunda (Kankali Devi). Attached to the temple is a large unusual Buddha-like or Tirthankar-like image with snakes above the head.
An eighth-century CE inscription mentions the visit of a Umadeva of Kanyakubja, son of Samanya Bhatta, who had come to worship at the temple of Setabhadra. There are also two inscriptions in Sankha Lipi.
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