Varaha Temple

Description
The Varaha shrine, built on a lofty plinth, is essentially similar in design to the Lalguan Mahadeva Temple, but is simpler and more modest. It is an oblong pavilion with a pyramidal roof of receding tiers, resting on fourteen plain pillars and enshrines a colossal monolithic (2.6 m long and 1.7 high) image of Yajna Varaha (incarnation of Vishnu) which is exquisitely finished to a glossy luster and is carved all over with multiple figures of gods and goddesses. The flat ceiling of the shrine is carved with a lotus flower of exquisite design in relief. The shrine built entirely of sandstone is assignable to circa 900-925.
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Approach
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Facilities
  • PNB, CNB, Other signages
  • Drinking water ,Toilet
  • Publication Sale Counter
  • Clock Room
  • Access for physically chalanged person
  • Cafeteria, Parking

Tickets
YES

Notification
Preliminary Pre PDF Final Final PDF
F.3-66/52 A2, dt. 4/11/1952 vide SRO 1999 pub dt. 6/12/1952 pdf View F.3-66/52 A2 SRO 865, dt. 30/4/1953 pdf View
Location
Locality Tehsil District State
Khajuraho Rajnagar Chhatarpur M.P.