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The Temples Of North-East India
The Temples of North-West India - Index The Author
Invocation Foreword
Prologue Yatra And Its Importance
Somanath Dwaraka
Mathura Amritsar
Kurukshetra Mount Abu
Ambaji Pushkar - Raj
Mata Vaishnodevi Mandir Amarnath
Some Shrines Superb
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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A Bird's Eye - View


On the bank of Betwa in the state of Uttara Pradesh lies this ancient Dasavatara temple considered as a gem of the sculptured architectural marvel on the fifth century. It is a shrine dedicated to Sri Mahavishnu, but went by the name of Dasavatara temple due to profusion of Vishnu images in all his incarnations carved out superbly on wall panels, ceilings, lintels, and pillars. The temple has four entrances provided with flights of stair on all sides. Much of its splendour in architecture although disappeared due to ravages of time, there are traces of excellent plan, particularly in the plinth, adorned with. relief panels that reveal its frontier glory. The execution of wall panels rich with hoary legends delineating Mahavishnu's sports is beyond the range of words. Among them, Gajendra moksha merits mention. Art-critics bewitched by their artistry lavished praises and classed the temple as a sculptural paradise of eternal glory. This monument though in ruins is attracting a steady stream of visitors throughout the year. Like Konark of Orissa, this ancient shrine is casting irresistable attraction both on paryatakas and asthikas bringing credit to Indian art.

It lies about 10 km off Jakhlawn and 20 km front Lalitpur, accessible by bus from both these town.

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