About Chaturbhuj Temple (Khajuraho)

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Chaturbhuj temple (Devanagri: चतुर्भुज मंदिर) is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The name Chaturbhuj (Devanagri: चतुर्भुज) is a derived from Sanskrit words चतु: = four and भुजा = arms, which literally means One who has four arms; and refers to Lord Vishnu.

The temple is Date-able to CIRCA 1100 A.D. This temple is also known as Jatakari(Devanagri:जटकारी) Temple on the name of the village Jatakari(Devanagri:जटकारी), where it is located.

This is the only temple in Khajuraho which lacks erotic sculptures.

Yasovarman of the Chandela Dynasty built the temple at Khajuraho. The temple contains an image of Vishnu.

Source From: Wikipedia
Rajnagar Tahsil, Madhya Pradesh, India, 471505

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