(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.
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