Brahma Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Brahama Temple is one of the ancient temples of Khajuraho that is dedicated to four headed Lord Brahma. Located on the bank of river Khajur sagar or Ninora Tal, this ancient temple is made up of granite and sandstone which depict the age old architecture of Khajuraho Temples.
(Last Updated on : 08-05-2012)
Brahma Temple is one of the ancient temples of Khajuraho that is dedicated to four headed Lord Brahma
. It was built in 900 A.D. The temple is located on the bank of river Khajur sagar or Ninora Tal, this ancient temple is made up of granite and sandstone which depict the age old architecture of Khajuraho Temples.
Brahma temple is one of the earliest structures of Khajuraho group of temples which was originally dedicated to Lord Vishnu but later on transformed into the temple of Lord Brahma. This temple includes a deity of four headed Lord Brahma which is made up of Granite and Sandstone. This temple is comparatively simple in plan and design which includes a simple sanctum with no mandap, a pyramid shaped Shikhara and a slightly decorated entrance porch.
It was constructed on a small platform of granite stone. Surrounded with strong stone walls from all sides this has lattice windows that reflect some light on the deity. Instead of conical shikharas the temple has pyramid shaped shikhara. This temple includes five manifestations of Lord Shiva
and a composite image of other powers and images. Each side of the temple shows prominent projections.
This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Temples
|• ||Buddhist Cave Temples In India|
Buddhist Cave Temples in India reflect the typical Buddhist mode of art and architecture. The Buddhist caves in India form an important part of Indian rock-cut architecture, and are among the most prolific examples of rock-cut architecture around the world.
|• ||Temples of Odisha|
Temples of Odisha have remarkable architectural construction and beauty and this state serves as a home to the famous Jagganath Temple and the great Lingaraja Temple.
|• ||Yamunotri Temple|
The Temple of Yamunotri is at the foothill of the Kalind Parvat at the left bank of the Yamuna at a height of 3,185 mtrs. It is a famous religious site of the Hindus as it included among the Chota Char Dhams.
|• ||Temples in Bhubaneshwar|
Temples in Bhubaneshwar offer the visiting tourists an unforgettable experience of its rich and glorious past.
|• ||Panhalakaji Caves|
Panhalakaji Caves are the Buddhist caves in western India depicting the Buddhist art and architecture of ancient era. The cave displays Bramhi and Devanagiri scripts dating back to the 10th or 11th century AD.