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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  • Sculptures, sculptures and encores of the sculptures, but as they are all different and more beautiful the one than the other, impossible to get bored
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  • Once inside the temple, lies the best two. Each is different from what I do not know the perfect place to put the photo-op background. And the U.S. was the most enriching places Tura.
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  • The Temple is a part of eastern group of temples. a bit more maintained than the Brahma Temple. the temple is situated at a walk able distance from Vamana Temple.  more »
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  • Calm and less crowded from western group of Khajuraho temple. Though it’s somewhat hard to locate it. Thanks to Google map.
  • The Javari Temple is small and beautiful Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu the main idol of the temple is broken and headless. The temple is located in the Eastern area of Khajuraho. This temple has beautiful Makara Arch at the entrance porch.A UNESCO world Heritage site.Temple neet and clean peaceful environment spent your time.well maintained.Must visit with family and friends.
  • beautiful hindu temple. small but well maintained and clean. brilliant art work on the statue. handcrafted 400 years old.
  • Very good beautiful place loved it, it's raining here..
  • Elegant and Very knowledgeable. True knowledge of Kamasutra is carved here.

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