Brahma Temple, Khajuraho

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The Brahma Temple lies by the banks of the biggest tank in Khajuraho known by the name Ninora Tal. The temple was constructed in 900 AD. The temple contains carved depictions of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Hindu deities.

The temple is a small one with a square shape. It is built on twelve granite pillars which gives the temple an elevated platform at a height of 11 feet. The grand roof is built from sandstone. The temple is mainly built from granite. Every side of the temple is projected prominently with beautiful carvings. The carvings increase the beauty of the temple.

The architecture of the temple is in sync with other temples of Khajuraho. The inner sanctum of the temple has a Shiva lingam. It also has a lintel above the door of the sanctum. This indicates that the temple was dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu sometime in the past.


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