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  • Chitragupta - Khajuraho
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This temple closely resembles the Jagadambi temple (so much so that I had to examine the photos carefully!) and is again constructed with the three-part layout (entrance porch and mahamandapa with lateral transepts, vestibule and and sanctum without ambulatory). The main image in the sanctum is an impressive sculpture of Surya standing in a chariot driven by seven horses. This temple is unique in Khajuraho for being dedicated to Surya, the sun god.

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  • Written Apr 8, 2010
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