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Javari Temple, Khajuraho

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The Javari Temple in Khajuraho, India, is a Hindu temple, which forms part of the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built between c. 975 and 1100 A.D.The temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Vishnu. The main idol of the temple is broken and headless(see image).LocationThe temple is located in the eastern area of Khajuraho. It is near to and visible from Vamana Temple, and at a distance of about 200 meters (south) from it.ArchitectureIt has well-proportioned architecture, with a sanctum, vestibule, mandapa and portico, but without pradakshinapatha. It has remable Makara Torana (Capricorn Arch) and shikhara (top). It has three bands of carved sculptures on the outer wall. The temple has a close resemblance with Chaturbhuja Temple, also at Khajuraho.Main idolThe main idol of the temple is broken and headless.Makara (Capricorn) ArchTemple has beautiful Makara (Capricorn) Arch at the entrance porch (also seen in image).Entrance of sanctumThe entrance gate of sanctum has sculptures depicting nava-graha on the top. Along with nava-graha sculptures, sculpture of the Hindu deities Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva can also be seen.SculpturesThe temple has two bands of sculpture on the outer wall (see image).
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  • Shantinath Temple is located in the eastern part of the temple complex. Here are far less preserved shrine, and, therefore, fewer tourists and entrance is free. Although he touted, who will try to sell you anything here too short. -modern building, which includes several temples and has several shrines.
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  • Some amazing carvings here and many of them erotic in nature. We enjoyed our early morning walk here, just blown away by the age and construction of these temples. Lots of touts ready to grab you as y...  more »
  • i thoroughly relished the temple and the temple is pretty big and the erotic panels are good worth visiting javeri temple  more »