Devi Jagdamba Temple, Khajuraho

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Devi Jagdamba Temple is a famous shrine of Khajuraho. The Garba Griha of the temple is dedicated to the goddess of the Universe, Devi Jagdamba. The walls of the temple are carved skillfully to create beautiful images. It is believed that this temple was originally dedicated to Lord Vishnu and later to Goddess Parvati and then to Goddess Kali.

The temple is a splendid representation of three-part design. The design has similarity with the Chitragupta Temple. An important feature of the temple is that the temple stands on a sanctum which has no space for walking.

Visitors coming to the temple feel awed by the various skillful carvings on the walls. Every stone used in the carvings tells a tale to the visitors. Such a rich heritage of architectural design and depiction is rarely seen elsewhere. Khajuraho tourism cannot be complete without paying a visit to this beautiful temple.


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