Parsvanath Temple

Parsvanath Temple, Khajuraho: Address, Parsvanath Temple Reviews: 4.5/5

Parsvanath Temple
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Jain Temples, Khajuraho 471606 India

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rathod2017
Bharuch, India888 contributions
May 2019
Parsvanath Temple is mainky a Jain religion temple in Khajuraho. it has amazing architecture and dedicated to Parsvanath .
Written April 29, 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK151,202 contributions
Jan 2020
The Parsvanath Temple is the largest of Jain temples in Khajuraho and is dedicated to Parshvanatha. There’s an idol made of polished blacn granite in the sanctum sanctorum, with an umbrella of snakes to identify the tirthankaras. Some of the more interesting features of the temple include balconied windows, latticed windows and relief sculptures of Hindu deities. It’s not interesting enough to see on it’s own, but good if combined with a visit to the adjacent Adinath Temple and the close by Jain Museum.
Written April 25, 2020
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jharr1s0n
London, UK858 contributions
Oct 2019
Another historic temple to bee seen in this tranquil park like atmosphere where there are many temples to visit and a great place for photographers.
Written January 30, 2020
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Hitesh S
Mumbai, India287 contributions
Dec 2019
situated at easten group,inside digamber group of temples, worth visting snd see the carving, it will be 10-15 minutes.
Written December 31, 2019
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Kevin S
Pontypridd, UK4,957 contributions
Nov 2019
No charge to enter this group which is, unlike the Western Group, a fully operational place of worship, but one that fully accepts appropriately dressed visitors. On entry you might be disappointed by seemingly concrete temples painted bright yellow. There are a number of these. But venturing further brings you to the Adinath and Parshvanatha temples not painted and mostly in their splendid 1000 year old original state. Yes, there are some parts restored but not to a great extent and sympathetically done. Well worth a visit.
Written December 14, 2019
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Seema1709
Chandigarh, India2,239 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
The Parshvanatha temple is part of the cluster of Jain Temples in the Eastern Group of Temples. It is well maintained and has beautiful carvings on the outside. There is no entry fee
Written September 12, 2019
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Tony C
Bedford, UK981 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
Whilst this is not a must see if you have time it is worth 30/45 minutes of your time to walk around and enjoy the architecture.
It is inferior to larger temple nearby but still has a lot going for it and you shouldn’t find it busy
Written April 28, 2019
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stantp1916
Farakka, India1,247 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
The temple is a part of the eastern group of temples and was built in the 10th century by the Jains. The temples are small and not as large as the western cluster of temples. However the temples are still beautiful, depict the evolution of jainism in its carvings and sculptures and are free from any carvings depicting the kama sutra. So parents wont find it embarrassing when their children ask them about the inscriptions. 😜
Written April 24, 2019
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Milind Kshirsagar
Nagpur, India130 contributions
Mar 2018 • Family
Must visit on Khajuraho trip. Wonderful rock carvings. Intricate detailing. Don't miss it. The idols inside as well are very nice.
Written February 23, 2019
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chow69
Bhopal, India2,068 contributions
Jan 2019 • Couples
The Parshvanath temple is a 10th century Jain temple dedicated to Parshvanath and is located in the Jain cluster of the Eastern Group of Temples in Khajuraho. The temple was probably built as an Adinath shrine during the Chandela period.
We visited this temple after the nearby Shantinath Temple during our recent trip to Khajuraho.
The temple is believed to have been constructed by a Jain family. The earlier idol in the temple appears to have been that of Adinath. In 1860, a Parshvanath idol was installed in the main sanctum and an Adinath statue was placed in a secondary shrine attached to the rear of the temple.
The temple is the largest of the Jain temples of Khajuraho and has an entrance porch, a small hall, a large hall called mandapa, a vestibule and a sanctum. The temple structure has an oblong architectural plan with projections at two ends. The eastern front projection forms the entrance porch, while the western back projection is a shrine attached to the sanctum.
Inspite of being a Jain temple, its exterior walls feature themes related to Vishnu and other sculptures of Hindu Gods and their consorts. These sculptures are similar to those of the Lakshmana Temple. However there are no erotic sculptures less one.
THIS IS A MUST VISIT TEMPLE.
Written February 4, 2019
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