Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Parvati temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva This structure is one of the monument among Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a World Heritage Site in India. All that is left of the original temple is an undecorated tower crowned by an amalaka: a fluted, melon-shaped structure. Inside the temple is an image of Parvati manifested as Gauri. Visually, this is not an interesting shrine. Nearby is a white temple built by a local maharaja about a century ago. Its architecture is a strange melange of idioms, completely alien to the graceful Khajuraho style.
- This is a shrine rather than a temple. Inside its oblong pavilion, rising on a high plinth, is a…
- This is among the finest examples of the developed Khajuraho temple style. It once had four…
- Nandi temple is dedicated to Nandi, the bull. Nandi or Nandin or Nandi Devar , is the name…