Devi Jagadambi Temple of Devi / Shakti in the form of Parvathi Raj Nagar Road,, Sevagram, Khajuraho -471606
Chhattarpur, Madhya Pradesh, IN

In the sanctum is an enormous image of the goddess Devi. This temple is listed under World Heritage Ste, UNESCO

Temple Etiquette

  • Footwear not allowed inside

    Footwear not allowed inside
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    Footwear to be left outside the temple. In summer be careful of the hot paving stones.

  • Prasad and donation

    Prasad and donation
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    Use your right hand to accept prasad and give donations. The left hand is considered unclean in India.

  • Dress conservatively

    Dress conservatively
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    Avoid shorts, skirts, tanktops and do not expose legs.

  • Restricted entry

    Restricted entry
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    Entry is normally restricted to temple priests in the sanctum sanctorum. Some temples restrict the entry of non-Hindus

  • Avoid cellphones

    Avoid cellphones
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    Use of cell phones is restricted normally. Photography is restricted in some temples.

  • Circumambulation or pradakshina

    Circumambulation or pradakshina
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    Devotees are to walk around the sanctum sanctorum in a clockwise direction


About Devi Jagadambi Temple

The Jagadambi temple, so called after the image of Parvati now enshrined in the sanctum, was originally dedicated to Vishnu, as indicated by the prominence given to Vishnu on the sanctum-doorway. The temple stands on a lofty platform. The square ceiling of its maha-mandapa hall is much simpler than the octagonal ceiling of the Chitragupta temple, which thus appears to be relatively more ornate and evolved and therefore slightly later in datethan this temple. The sculptural embellishment of the Jagadambi is as rich as that of the best temples of Khajuraho.

Jagdambi temple is one of the famous Hindu temple in India. It is one of the most finely decorated temple in khajraho.In this hindu temple the shrine has enormous image of goddess deviand was designed as vishnu temple. The temples of Khajuraho were built by the rulers of the Chandella dynasty between the 10th and the 12th centuries.

 

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