Saturday, January 3, 2009
Khajuraho is a village in Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometers southeast of Delhi.
The Khajuraho temples adhere to a northern Indian shikhara
temple style and often to a Panchayatana plan or layout.
Kandariya Mahadeva, comprises eighty-four shikharas, the
main being 116 feet from the ground level.
The Khajuraho temples were built over a span of a hundred
years, from 950A.D. to 1050A.D. They were rediscovered
during the late 19th century.
Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain
temples, famous for their everyday life sculpture.