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Quite a sizeable part of the temple has been renovated. People say that the top dome of the structure was destroyed after a lightning strike. The temple is dedicated to Surya (sun). It is also in the western cluster of temples.
As usual the sculpture needs to be appreciated. There is a big Surya on 7 Horses. Surya is as big as a normal person, may be 5 feet or more. I think the 11 headed Vishnu is seen in this temple. Not only dasavathara but...More
We visited this unique temple located in the Western Group of Temples at Khajuraho during our recent trip there.
The Chitragupta Temple is the only temple in the whole of Khajuraho dedicated to the Sun God (Surya). Located north of the Jagadambi Temple it is...More
I went to Chitragupta Temple. The presiding deities is riding a chariot with seven horses. The exterior walls of the shrine have carvings of several gods and erotic couples. The site is popular among tourists and devotees alike. It is great place to go.
According to the ASI, this temple is similar to 'Jagadamba' temple. The main image in the sanctum is that of Surya standing in a chariot driven by seven horses. Although it looked more like 'Suryanarayana', it is tough to make a distinction due to the...More
This is also part of the western group of temples at the for end and adjacent to Jagadambiga temple. The Sun God, Surya, standing in the Chariot drawn by seven horses can be seen in the inner sanctum. The temple walls are filled with beautiful...More
This temple is located near the Jagadambi Temple. It's popular in photographer. Carvings of sura-sundaris and couples are in erotic poses on the temple walls. Main Idol of God Surya(sun) riding a chariot, drawn by seven horses.