Vishwanath Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Vishwanath Temple at Khajuraho built by the Chandela King Dhanga Deva  in 999 AD to 1002 AD . It was a panchayatana  shrine however of the four subsidiary shrines only two in the northeast and southwest corners have survived. The structure shows all the elements of a developed temple. The beauty of the temple lies in the depiction of the exquisite figures of women on the rock blocks  walls. The temple depicts more than 600 rock-images

Vishwanath Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Raised over a platform . This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, has an exquisite marble Shivalinga    (it originally housed an emerald lingam)  as the main deity.  It is  believed that the temple celebrates the celestial marriage of Lord Shiva with Parvati.

Vishwanath Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

An imposing  image of the three-headed Lord Brahma  also is enshrined in this temple. With lions adjoining the northern and elephants the southern steps , human figures are also depicted on both side of elephant  the exterior of temple walls are with Apsaras writing letters, playing music and a lovely one plucking a thorn from her foot, women are seen to caress a baby .

Lady early morning got up from bed

Couple in love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On one of the walls there is a four-armed dancing Lord Ganesh, holding an Axe and broken tusk , in his right hands, and with his left hands holding a laddu (sweet) and extended in a boon-granting gesture. The sculpture of Lord Shiva ( with Trishula on right shoulder  and snake on left shoulder ) can also be seen on outer  wall .

Lord Shiva with Parvati and Lord Brhama with three heads

 

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Nandi Temple Khajuraho Temples of Love Madhya Pradesh

Nandi Temple is dedicated to Nandi Bull the vahan ( mount) of Lord Shiva , situated opposite the Lord Vishwanath Temple of Love in Khajuraho, as a common architect plan any temple of Lord Shiva is having Nandi as protecting the gates sitting facing the temple, this temple was constructed in 11th century along with the Vishwanath Temple of Love ,  by the Chandela King, Dhanga Deva .

Nandi Temple opposite Vishwanath Temple of Love

The temple stands upon a rectangular platform the main structure is combinations of cross and rectangles with a small hall with three side balconies .

Nandi the Bull , opposite the Vishwanath temple of Love

The main Monolithic  idol of  richly harnessed the Nandi is 2.2 mtrs. long and 1.8 mtrs. tall the roof is resting on plain sand stone pillars ,The beautifully carved exteriors of the temple are decorated with images of Apsaras , Elephants and soldiers are  the charm and beauty of this temple.

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