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Daityasudan Temple-Incarnation of Historical Beauty

#Temple in Lonar

Daitya Sudan Temple is the mighty impressive temple which is located in the heart of the Lonar village. This ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and belongs to the Chaitya Dynasty that ruled the region between the 6th and 12th centuries AD. The shape of the temple symbolizes an irregular star.

The temple quite resembles to the popular Khajuraho temples constructed using a unique metal similar to that of a stone. This temple one of the best examples of Hemadpanti style of construction, the temple is built in the form of an asymmetrical star. Temple has wonderful erotic carvings and definitely reminds you about the exquisitely rich elaborated carvings of Badami or Pattadakkal, built by the mighty Chalukyas only. Detailed carvings which covered the entire surface of the temple, elaborates stories from the Puranas, great epics like Ramayana & Mahabharata, incarnations of various gods & goddesses, Apsaras, Yakshas, Kinnaras and Kamasutras.

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Maharashtra, India
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1.5 hours
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19.9815238°N, 76.5099638°E
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Overall Rating:4.6

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"The sculpture is very exclusive, excellent , like the sculpture of Ajintha caves. "
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