Vamana Temple, Khajuraho

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Vamana Temple
वामन मंदिर
Vamana temple at Khajuraho
Vamana temple at Khajuraho
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictChattarpur, Khajuraho[1]
DeityVamana, avatar of Vishnu[1]
Location
LocationKhajuraho[1]
StateMadhya Pradesh
CountryIndia
Vamana Temple, Khajuraho is located in Madhya Pradesh
Vamana Temple, Khajuraho
Location in Madhya Pradesh
Geographic coordinates24°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
Architecture
CreatorChandella Rulers
CompletedAssignable to circa 1050-75.[1]
Temple(s)1

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.

Location[edit]

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]

Architecture[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  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. |first= missing |last= (help)

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