Kandariya Mahadev Temple

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Prasad Gangavkar
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Nov 2021 • Friends
On visiting Kanderia temple, you experience the epitome of India philosophy, Art, Cultural history, Sculptures which show Kamasutra live but important is how you attain eternity through temple visit. I recommend our guide Mr Faheem 7898548200 is extremely knowledgeable, self inspired, and had replies to each of our query.
Khajuraho should be visited by all Indians and also shown to our next generations and more should be do e by Govt to preserve the temples and do reclaim the land to make the lakes alive again and remake the glory.
Written November 9, 2021
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Shalu S
21 contributions
Feb 2021 • Friends
Went with two dear friends all girl gang during the dance festival..... breathtakingly Beautiful architecture....temples keep calling u back again n again....it was around the full moon time n they almost danced bathed in the Beautiful moonlight....
The cab we hired ...the cabby Rohit was a happy n caring guy who guided us around the whole place, felt very safe.. would highly recommend to take the services....his contact number is...7987642565...

Loved the place..small town with a big heart
Written March 3, 2021
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DrAnandTiwari
Khajuraho, India18 contributions
Feb 2021 • Friends
This is largest temple of Khajuraho dedicated to Lord Shiva and built in early 11 century around 1025 AD.
Temple represents Kailash mountain or Himalaya.
Written February 9, 2021
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Arindam Majumdar
Bhopal District, India5 contributions
Jan 2021 • Family
An insight into the grandest temple of Khajuraho. Super craftsmanship n carvings. Grand structure. A must visit
Written January 7, 2021
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rathod2017
Bharuch, India888 contributions
May 2019
Kandariya Mahadev Temple is such an amazing temple in khajuraho. well maintained place and its architecture is so amazing. clean temple and constructed in big area.
Written April 29, 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK151,202 contributions
Jan 2020
The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is the largest of the temples in Western Group of Temples of Khajuraho complex. This temple is even more ornately decorated with relief sculptures than the adjacent Lakshmana Temple. The relief sculptures are all beautifully preserved to illustrate the finely carved reliefs and details, a great many of which are of the mithuna postures including couples in I imagine impossible postures. Interestingly, the couples are often depicted with maidens flanking them.

Kandariya Mahadeva is the best temple in the archaeological complex.
Written April 25, 2020
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Veer2468
Hyderabad, India905 contributions
Nov 2019
The temple is really nice and beautiful. Had a great time visiting this temple. The sculptors and carvings were beautiful and intricate.
Written April 16, 2020
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John
Vadnagar, India258 contributions
Mar 2020 • Friends
Temple is nice and beautiful,place is historical place,temple is old,temple is loocking so beautiful and big.
Written March 25, 2020
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Ranjan_K_Singh
Ghaziabad, India170 contributions
Mar 2020
Khandariya Mahadev Temple is part of the western group of temples at Khajuraho. Hyped for its erotic sculptures, this monument has much more to offer. It has more than 800 figures on its walls, out of which merely a few are depictions of various sexual postures. The best of the guides too do not have good idea why such sculptures were chiseled here. We had Prayas Badkul (Jain) as our guide, who was nice and courteous, but had not much to share.
The sedimentary stone of which the temple has been built and the arid climate of the place makes the monument better preserved than most of the monuments from the 12th century. Some of the figures are defaced or broken, but this could be attributed to the monkeys and squirrels that may have played here without any restrictions as the temples were covered by forest prior to them being found. Remarkably, the broken figurines are all on the lower portion, whereas the upper portion remains intact since it may have been over and above the tree level.
Laxmana Temple and Varaha Temples are some other exemplary monuments in this premises maintained and protected by the ASI.
Written March 12, 2020
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seema60
Toronto, Canada762 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
This is part of the Khajuraho Western complex of temples. It has a beautiful main temple with an intricately carved garbha graha. Loved the beauty and the sculptures.
Written February 20, 2020
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