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Jagadambi Temple (age uncertain)

Jagdambi Temple shares the same plinth as Kandariya temple to the south. It is one of most finely decorated temples at Khajuraho, with numerous erotic carvings. In the temple "womb", the griha, is an enormous image of the goddess Devi, though it was probably originally designed as a Vishnu temple

Location

The approximate location of the temple is 24.853372' N, 79.919748' E (WGS 84 map datum).

Bibliography:

All images copyright 2001 Professor Robert D. Fiala of Concordia University, Nebraska; and Kaye Yeo Ahn

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