The temple enshrines a stunning image of Goddess Parvati, spouse of Lord Shiva. Initially the temple was dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Adorned images of Lord Vishnu can be seen in the panels of the temple. Its noteworthy mandapam is capped by a pyramidal roof.
Erotica found at this temple is one of the finest in Khajuraho. This temple houses Khajuraho's most talked-about image, mithuna and the sensuously carved figures.