Vamana Temple, Khajuraho

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Vamana Temple
Vamana temple at Khajuraho
Vamana temple at Khajuraho
Vamana Temple is located in Madhya Pradesh
Vamana Temple
Vamana Temple
Location in Madhya Pradesh
Proper name Vamana Temple
Devanagari वामन मंदिर
Coordinates 24°51′11″N 79°55′10″E / 24.85306°N 79.91944°E / 24.85306; 79.91944Coordinates: 24°51′11″N 79°55′10″E / 24.85306°N 79.91944°E / 24.85306; 79.91944
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chattarpur, Khajuraho[1]
Location Khajuraho[1]
Primary deity Vamana, avatar of Vishnu[1]
Number of temples 1
History and governance
Date built Assignable to circa 1050-75.[1]
Creator Chandella Rulers

Vamana temple (Devanagri:वामन मंदिर) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vamana, an avatar of the god Vishnu.[1] The temple was built between assignable to circa 1050-75.[1] It forms part of the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


The temple is located in the eastern area of Khajuraho.[1] It is situated about 200 meters to the north-east to Brahma Temple.[1]


It has a sanctum,[1] vestibule,[1] maha-mandapa[1] with lateral transepts[1] and an entrance-porch.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) - Vamana Temple". Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Retrieved 21 March 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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