Chaturbhuj Temple in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Chaturbhuj Temple in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh  India.

Location:  Jatakari ,Khajuraho ,MP
Built in: 1100AD
Dedicated to: Lord Vishnu
Entry:Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00Pm
Significance: One of the most temple
Visiting Timing: 30 Minuts
Best time to Visit: Oct to march
Phone: +91-7686-274051
Nearest Railway Station: Khajuraho
Nearest Air Port: Khajuraho

 TheChaturbhuj Temple is located to Jatakari ,Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh states.The temple was built in 1100 AD and Dedicated to Lord Vishnu.Chaturbhuj is a derived from Sanskrit which literally means one who has four arms; and refers to Lord Vishnu.It is peculiar temple in three distinct characters which differentiate it from other temples of Khajuraho . It houses the tallest stone carved idol among all the Temples in Khajuraho , only temple in Khajuraho with no Erotic figures, it is also the only important temple in Khajuraho that faces west .
Standing over a platform with entrance from the West , it is normally not seen in the Hindu temples but rest all the architecture needs are taken care of like the Mandapa , Garbhagriha and the Shikhara , there are images of Ganga can be identified with the presence of Crocodile and Yamuna can be identified with Turtle , there is a beautiful image of Lord Shiva in his Ardhnarishwar ( half man , half woman) carvings along with the heavenly life .The main idol is suppose to be of Lord Vishnu but the close observation gives impression of three bodies in one , head with Jata ( hairs) of Lord Shiva , the four arms carrying Lotus, Conch , one arm showering the blessings and the other is giving the Abhay ( fearlessness ) , the standing pasture with one leg resting on toe is a Lord Krishna dancing style ( Incarnation of Lord Vishnu) , near the main idol there are images of Sura – Sundari .
How To Reach  Chaturbhuj Temple in Khajuraho 

By Road: There are many pivate and public vehicals available to reach Chaturbhuj Temple in Khajuraho.

By Rail: The Nerest Railway station is Khajuraho.
By Air: The Nearest Airport is  Khajuraho. 

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