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Duladeo Temple

Kunwar Math Temple

Duladeo Temple, also known as Kunwar Math Temple, is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, located at Khajuraho in Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh. It is believed to have been built in 1130 AD by the Chandella kings.

The entire temple is adorned with carvings of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It has a sanctum, vestibule, maha-mandapa and porch. The maha-mandapa hall is remarkably large and octagonal showing twenty apsaras, engraved into the brackets, abutting against its corbelled circular ceiling. Interior of the temple is decorated with dancing apsaras and the flying Vidyadharas on the top rows of its facades.

Ghantai Temple, a Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavir's mother, is situated to the north of Duladeo Temple.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chhatarpur
Location: Khajuraho    


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