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Home>>Central India>>Madhya-Pradesh>>Spiritual Places of Madhya Pradesh

Spiritual Places of Madhya Pradesh

Adinatha Temple At Khajuraho, Adinatha Temple At Khajuraho tours, Visit Adinatha Temple At Khajuraho of Madhya Pradesh Adinatha Temple (Khajuraho)

(Built in late 11th century, during the reign of Kirtivarman) The Adinatha Temple, standing immediately to the north of the Parsvanath, is an important constituent of the Jain group of Khajuraho temples.

Brahma Temple

On the bank of Khajur Sagar or Ninora Tal near the village stands the Brahma Temple. It is easy in plan and design with its body in granite stone and shikhare and made in sandstone.

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Chaturbhuja Temple, Chaturbhuja Temple tours, Visit Chaturbhuja Temple of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Chaturbhuja Temple Chaturbhuja Temple

Three kilometers south of Khajuraho, in the village of Jatkari lie the two temples now in ruins. One of them is a Shiva temple enshrining a marble ligham.

Chausath Yogini Temple

Standing beyond the tank, some distance from the other western group temples, this ruined temple is possibly the oldest at Khajuraho, dating from 900 AD or earlier.

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Chitragupta Temple At Khajuraho, Chitragupta Temple At Khajuraho tours, Visit Chitragupta Temple At Khajuraho

Chitragupta Temple

(Built in early 11th century) The Chitragapta Temple is situated at the extreme northern end of a row of four temples, extending from south to north.

Chowk (Shopping Place)

Situated in the heart of the old city, the Chowk is lined with old mosques and havelis, reminders of bygone era.

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Devi Jagadambi Temple, Devi Jagadambi Temple tours, Visit Devi Jagadambi Temple of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Devi

Devi Jagadambi Temple

The third temple on the common platform is slightly older than the Kandariya Mahadev and of a simpler, three-part design.

Duladeo Temple at Khajuraho

(Built in circa AD 1100-1150) This Shaiva Temple, conventionally known as the temple of Duladeo or 'Kunwar Math', stands on the left or north bank of the Khurau Nala, about a kilometre south of the Khajuraho village.

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Ghantai temple at Khajuraho

This Jain temple has a frieze which depicts the 16 dreams of Mahavira's mother, and a jain deity on a winged Garuda. (Built in late 10th century).

Gohar Mahal

Gohar Mahal also known as Gohar Begum is situated behind Shaukat Mahal on the banks of the Upper Lake. This palace, built in 1820 by Kudsia Begum is an architectural gem. The Mahal is a magnificent fusion of Hindu and Mughal architecture.

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Hanuman Temple

One comes across the Hanuman temple while proceeding from the Western group towards the Khajuraho village. There is a massive statue of Hanuman. "The monkey God" about 8 ft high in the temple which is now in ruins.

Jama Masjid

Gold spikes crown the tall dark minarets of this beautiful mosque, built in 1837 by Kudsia Begum, the devout wife of the ruler of Bhopal.

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Kandariya-Mahadeva Temple, Visit Kandariya-Mahadeva Temple of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Kandariya-Mahadeva Temple

Kandariaya-Mahadeva Temple

The first of the temples on the general platform at the back of the western enclosure is not only the biggest, it is also creatively and architecturally the most great. Built 1025-50, it represents Chandela art at its premium.

Lalshmana Temple

The large Lakshmana Temple is dedicated to Vishnu, although in design it is similar to the Kandriya Mahadeva and Vishvanath temples.

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Lalguan Mahadeva Temple, Visit Lalguan Mahadeva Temple of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Lalguan Mahadeva Temple

Lalguan Mahadeva Temple

A farther 500m west is the Lalguan Mahadev Temple, a small, ruined shrine, dedicated to the Shiva and constructed of granite and sandstone.

Matangesvara Temple at Khajuraho

Standing next to the Lakshmana Temple, this temple is not within the fenced enclosure because it is still in everyday use, unlike all the other old Khajuraho temples.

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Moti Masjid, Visit Moti Masjid of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Moti Masjid, Religious place of Madhya Pradesh

Moti Masjid

Architecturally akin to Delhi's Jama Masjid, Sikandar Jehan, daughter of Kudsia Begum, built this imposing mosque in 1860. It is a smaller mosque with two dark-red minarets crowned by golden spikes.

Omkareshwar Temple

Another holy temple that you must pay a trip to during your temple tours to Madhya Pradesh is the Omkareshwar Temple situated at Indore in Madhya Pradesh, India. This ancient temple is located on an island on the River Narmada. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva.

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Parsvanath Temple

(Built in circa AD 954, during the early part of Dhangadeva's reign) of all the local Jain temples, the Parsvanath is the best conserved and in reality one of the premium temples of Khajuraho.

Shaukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil

Shaukat Mahal is situated at the entrance to the Chowk area in the heart of the city. Its mixture of architectural styles in Occidental idioms sets it apart from the predominantly Islamic architecture of the area.

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Taj-Ul-Masjid, Visit Taj-Ul-Masjid of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour of Taj-Ul-Masjid, Religious place of Madhya Pradesh

Taj-Ul-Masjid

The most impressive structure in Bhopal is the Taj-ul-Masjid, one of the largest and most elegant Muslim mosques in India.
 

The Mahakala Temple

The Mahakala Temple at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, India is an interesting temple site that you must visit during your temple tours to Madhya Pradesh, India. This ancient temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva.

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The Sas Bahu Temple and Teli Ka Mandir, Visit The Sas Bahu Temple and Teli Ka Mandir of Madhya Pradesh, Temple tour

The Sas Bahu Temple

Contrasting with the predominant north Indian style of architecture is the Teli-ka-Mandir. This temple is believed to the oldest in the Fort, built in the ninth century and Dravidian in form. The sculptures are distinctly north Indian.

The Shiva Temple

The Shiva Temple situated at Bhojpur in Madhya Pradesh in India is one more temple that you must trip during your temple tours to Madhya Pradesh in India. According to past records this temple was built a little bit in the 12th century.

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Vamana Temple in Khajuraho

(Built in This temple belongs to the eastern group of temples and is situated north of the Khajuraho village, about a furlong east of the Ninora Tal and almost the same distance north of the Javari Temple.

Varaha Temple

Facing the large Lakshmana Temple are these two small shrines. The Varaha Temple, dedicated to Vishnu's boar incarnation or Varaha avataar, faces the Matangesvara Temple.

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More Spritual Places of Madhya-Pradesh

 

>> Adinatha Temple At Khajuraho

>> Brahma Temple

>> Chaturbhuja Temple

>> Chausath Yogini Temple

>> Chitragupta Temple At ...

>> Chowk

>> Devi Jagadambi Temple

>> Duladeo Temple At Khajuraho

>> Ghantai Temple At Khajuraho

>> Gohar Mahal

>> Hanuman Temple

>> Jama Masjid

>> Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

>> Lakshmana Temple

>> Lalguan Mahadeva Temple

>> Matangesvara Temple At ...

>> Moti Masjid

>> Omkareshwar Temple

>> Parsvanath Temple

>> Shaukat Mahal And Sadar Manzil

>> Taj Ul Masjid

>> The Mahakala Temple

>> The Sas Bahu Temple And Teli ...

>> The Shiva Temple

>> Vamana Temple In Khajuraho

>> Varaha Temple

 
 

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