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Varaha Temple

Chhatarpur District | Opp. Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho, India
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Ranked #23 of 34 attractions in Khajuraho
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

There has been much effort placed in the small carvings located all over the body of Varaha, and it is worth a few minutes to admire before you head on to the Lakshmana temple. One of the first temples you will see upon entering the compound containing the Western Temples.

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Kurukshetra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This temple comes under western group of Khajuraho temples, a world heritage site under UNESCO, built around 900-925 AD. It is built on a lofty plinth, modest, oblong pavilion with roofs having pyramid shapes resting on 14 plain pillars. It has an image of VARAHA, incarnation of Vishnu. This statue is approximately 9 feet long and 6 feet in height,... More

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