Chitragupta Temple, Khajuraho

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  • This temple is dedicated to the sun god Surya. It’s very similar to the adjacent Devi Jagdamba. The main thing I liked about this temple is the better preserved relief sculptures of surasundari, or...  more »
  • Temple is loocking so good and beautiful,place is cleane and nice,temple is big,art of temple is nice.  more »
  • worth vistiong, part of western group, some kasutra sclpture on the temple, worth seeing all the variety of sclpute on the temple.  more »
  • Chitragupta Temple, an integral part of the Khajuraho Temples, is dedicated to the Sun God (Surya). This temple is located about 91 m towards the north of the Jagadambi Temple and 183 metres southeast of an ancient tank, known as Chopra. Architecturally, the plan and design of this temple consists of a maha - manda, entrance porch, vestibule and a sanctum. Inside the sanctum, visitors can see an attractive idol of God Surya riding a chariot, drawn by seven horses. Three similar figures are also carved on the lintel of the doorway. The octagonal ceiling of the maha- mandapa is one of its most striking features of the temple. On the walls, you can see beautiful carvings of sura-sundaris and couples in erotic poses. Images of eleven-headed God Vishnu also adorn the walls of the temple
  • "One of the most unique, this temple has beautiful depictions of hunting and elephant fights."
  • The Chitragupta temple is an 11th century temple of Surya in the Khajuraho town of Madhya Pradesh. Its sculptutre is very attractive.
  • Nice Hindu temple....The Chitragupta temple is an 11th-century temple of Surya (sun god) in the Khajurahotown of Madhya Pradesh, India. Architecturally, it is very similar to the nearby Jagadambi temple. Based on the epigraphic evidence, the construction of the temple can be dated to 1020-1025 CE. It was probably consecrated on 23 February 1023 CE, on the occasion of Shivaratri. The temple has been classified as a Monument of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.
  • This elegant 11th century temple is dedicated to Surya.

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