Parshwanath Temple, Khajuraho
About Parshwanath Temple, Khajuraho
Parshwanath Temple, Khajuraho - Address, Ticket Price
Address: Rajnagar Road, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Ticket Price: 300 INR
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country that is famous for its temples and fantastic architectures. The Parshwanath temple is a Jain Temple built by the then Chandela Ruler Dhanga during the early 10th century. This temple falls in the category of Alankrit temples and is a symbol of the king’s devotion and love. It is dedicated to Teerthankar.
This part of the temple group is famous for its perfect vastu maintained constructions. This is the perfect example of the expert talent of the craftsmen of that era. This temple is said to be the largest and the most beautiful of all the Jain Temples of Khajuraho. In spite of its simple design it attracts numerous visitors to it all over the year. It is completely different from all the other temples in the group.
This temple does not have any windows. It is known that in earlier times a majestic statue of Shri Adinath ji was established in this temple but in present time you will find a majestic statue of Shri Parshwanath Ji in the same position in place of the other statue. This temple is mainly a dedication to Shri Adinath ji.
The temple is built on a huge platform void of all designs and motifs. But, it seems there are a lot of attractive things that are worth admiring. The main temple complex has a beautiful mandap and a parikrama hall. Both of these look just too beautiful with all the maintenance.
This temple is mainly popular for its number of idols. These surround the temple that is very precisely built. All the idols depict the beauty of feminism. The temple can be entered after crossing seven gates that have maheen craftwork on them. Various motifs of male, female, Gemini, trees, flowers, Ganga, Yamuna, etc can be seen on the walls here. In the temple there are many idols of female Goddesses playing musical instruments like gandarva, manjeera, shankha, mridanga and vadya. The temple also comprises of idols of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Parshwanath Temple Information
- Do not miss out on the light and sound show. The voice over has been done by the famous Amitabh Bachhan in his deep voice. This transfers you to the ancient Chandela Era and is very educational also.
- 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.
Parshwanath Temple Ticket Prices
Ticket prices of the light & sound show are-
- Rs. 75 for adults and Rs. 25 for children (Indians)
- Rs. 300 for adults and Rs. 150 for children (Foreigners)
Parshwanath Temple Opening and Closing Hours
Light & Sound show timings are-
- English- 6:00PM
- Hindi- 7:40 PM
How To reach Parshwanath Temple by Public Transport
- The nearest airport is the Town Airport.
- The nearest railway station is the Mahoba Junction.
Restaurants Near Parshwanath Temple
- Swiss Restaurant
- Spice Garden Restaurant
- Zaffron 1838
- New Punjab
- Safari Restaurant
- Italian Restaurant
- Pramod Restaurant
- Ganesh Restaurant
- Aggarwal Restaurant
- Great Temple Restaurant
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It's a wonderful architect temple.
Architect, carvings and historical background of this place is very important in INDIAN history.
Very good Indian architect to see in Jain Parshwanath Temple.
one of the best temples of eastern group of temples
ONE OF THE MAJOR ATTRACTIONS OF KHAJURAHO GROUP OF EASTERN TEMPLES OF JAIN RELIGION.
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