Nandi Temple, Khajuraho

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The Nandi temple is a Hindu temple in Khajuraho town of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is dedicated to Nandi, the bull which serves as the mount (vāhana) of Shiva, in Hindu mythology. As a common architecture trend, temples of Shiva (and Parvati) display stone images of a seated Nandi facing Shiva. Following the trend, this temple is located opposite to the Vishvanatha Temple, which is dedicate to Shiva.
This structure is one of the monument among Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a World Heritage Site in India.
The temple is located in the Western Group of Temple Complex Khajuraho. Inside the temple complex, it is located opposite to Vishvanath Temple.
Khajuraho is a small village in Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India.
The temple stands on a rectangular modest . The plan of the main structure is of the shape of cross quadrate, where the rectangle form the sanctum and the cross edges form the four balconies . The temples walls are like balcony walls and do not complete cover the sanctum completely. The roof rests on the pillars .
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  • This temple is dedicated to Nandi, the mount of Lord Shiva, whose temple stands adjacent to this one. This is a fairly modest temple, a small rectangular with open walls supported by columns. Inside.....  more »
  • worth seeing carving on huge size of stone made nandi in western group of temples, take beautifual phots in and around nandi temple. see the carving around  more »
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