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Parvati Temple, Khajuraho
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Parvati Temple is a temple dedicated to the goddess Parvati, wife of Shiva.This structure is one of the monument among Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a World Heritage Site in India.LocationThe temple is located in the Western Group of Temple Complex Khajuraho. Inside the temple complex, it is located south-west to Vishvanath Temple.Khajuraho is a small village in Chattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India.ArchitectureIt has heavily restored small sanctum. The porch is completely lost and of the sanctum only the plinth has survived.The arch above sanctum door depicts sculpture of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Also numerous erotic sculptures of couples can be seen on the front wall (on the side of sanctum door.The side and back walls do not have any sculptures.
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  • My wife and I visited the Parvati Temple (dedicated to Shiva) during a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage western group of temples in Khajuraho. This is not one of the original temples (which were buil...  more »
  • This temple had a shiv linga inside. Wonder why it is called Parvati temple. This one does appear aloof from the others because of its dome. 
  • This is relatively new construction and has three section indicating three architecture types. Dedicated to goddess Parvati it is constructed on a raised platform. Outside is very simple unlike other ...  more »
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  • Small, decorated temple near to Viswanath temple. Can view only form out side.
  • Worth of your interest ( as well as other temples of course, here there are no templest to omit)
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