Introduction to Western Group of Temples :
The Khajuraho Temples located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh has a number of marvelous medieval Hindu temples. The sculptures and architecture of the temples are very well known and makes Khajuraho a popular tourist destination in India.
The Khajuraho Temples can be divided into Eastern Group of Temples, Western Group of Temples and Southern Group of Temples.
Western Group of Temples
The Western Group of Temples includes -
Kandariya Mahadeo - it is the largest temple in Khajuraho which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The height of the temple is 31 meters. The depictions of gods and goddesses on the main shrine are very popular.
Chaunsat Yogini Temple - it is the popular granite temple of Khajuraho which is dedicated to Goddess Kali.
Lakshamana Temple - dedicated to the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, the temple is well known for the three-headed idol of the incarnations of Vishnu. The incarnations of Vishnu are Narasimha and Varaha.
Chitragupta Temple - it is dedicated to the Sun God. The Nandi Bull facing the shrine is a distinctive feature of the temple.
Matangeswara Temple - it is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the eight feet tall lingam is a famous feature of the temple.
Vishwanath Temple - in this temple is enshrined the three headed image of Brahma.
Varaha Temple - the boar incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the temple is three feet tall.
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