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Parshvanath Temple

#Jain Temple in Khajuraho

Parsvanath Temple is the biggest of the Jain Temple in the southeastern gathering of the temple region of Khajuraho. It is additionally one of the finest in the aggregate sanctuary complex. Measuring 65.6' by 36' (20m x 11m), it exists in a walled nook and is noted for the accuracy of its development and its perfectly etched figures. The most captivating side of the engineering of this temple is the tasteful mix of Hindu, muslim and Buddhist styles.

The temple has a strong external divider adorned with three groups of effortless models portraying Demi Gods. More figures can be found on the external face of the sanctum, delineating 'Apsaras' in an assortment of stances. The temple was initially devoted to the god Adinath, yet in the late nineteenth century a statue of Tirthankara Parsvanath was introduced there. The highlights of the temple are the figures on the northern external dividers.

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Location:
Khajuraho
Madhya Pradesh, India
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Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
24.8500000°N, 79.9300000°E
Distance from Khajuraho city center to Parshvanath Temple
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