Chaturbhuj TempleCurrently Closed
- Address: Rajnagar Road, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India
- Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture
This temple is one of the temples in the southern chain of the Khajuraho Monuments. This was built during the reign of the Chandelas during the 11th century. The name is so derived from ‘chaturbhuj’, which means ‘one with four arms’. This is so with the presiding duty Lord Vishnu who has four arms. This temple is also called ‘Chattarbhuj’ given the name of the district in which it is situated.
Like the other temples here this is also divided into three parts, the porch, sanctum, and the innermost sanctum. This place is beautifully carved with motifs of women and their partners in love making postures. The walls also have sculptures of tigers, demi- gods and other diving digpalas.
The inner sanctorum has a nine leg structure with four arms. The two shorter arms depict delight and fearlessness and the other two has conch and a wheel. Apart from this main idol there is another idol of the lord Vishnu in a Narasimha Avatar. There is another idol of Lord Shiva in the Ardhanarishwara (half man-half woman) incarnation.
The controversy still has continued that it was originally a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva which has now become that of Lord Vishnu.
- The best time to visit is from October to March and avoid the extreme summers and then the monsoons.
- Photography is freely allowed inside.
- The annual dance shows are held during the last week of February every year.
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94.87% of people who visit Khajuraho include Chaturbhuj Temple in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
95% of people start their Chaturbhuj Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chaturbhuj Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chaturbhuj Temple
Cool place. Amazing how well preserved it is considering its age.
Among the oldest temples in Orchha, chaturbhuj temple stands as a tall monument of the Bundela Dynasty history. The temple is not operational currently except for some worship is performed to the deities which are installed a few years ago. The temple is beautiful from inside as well as outside and constructed in a way that the temple including the inside view and the deities could be seen from the queen' s abode in the palace.
Beautiful Mandir in khajuraho Madhya Pradesh India.Chaturbhuj Temple is located in Jatakara Village.Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.chaturbhuj temple khajuraho is part of the southern group of khajuraho.Must see with your fami
Best among of all southern temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Bishnu. This is the only templeis Khajuraho which lacks erotics sculptures. This temple is located near a village Jatakara at Khajuraho. This temple is should be seen in the setting sun, when the sun's rays fall directly on the idol.This four armed Vishnu Idol is 2.7 metres and is south facing as it was the favourite location of Lord Vishnu.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was constructed by the Bundela Rajputs of Madhya Pradesh around the 16th century AD. Chaturbhuj temple of Orchha is known for its remarkable architecture with tall spires, which give them an imposing look. The interiors and exteriors have also been extensively adorned with stone carvings depicting flowers, petals and geometric patterns.