Heritage

The Heritage monuments and sites throughout India are the proofs of the greatness of the country accepting the best cultural form of all the invaders while inter-mingling the new culture with the existing one. Here are some of the examples of the finest heritage sites which bear great archaeological value and spots of attraction to people have wonder lust for heritage-site.

Khajuraho

Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a Hindu and Jain temples in Bundelkhand region, Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Nagara style of architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures are the essence of the philosophy of Indian aesthetics. These sculptures representing the Indo-Aryan Architecture in stone reflects the Chandela dynasty’s passion and immense appreciation for the forbidden art. They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Khajuraho group of temples were built together but were dedicated to two religions, Hinduism and Jainism, suggesting a tradition of acceptance and respect for diverse religious views among Hindus and Jains in the region. The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern. Various statues and panels have inscriptions. Many of the inscriptions on the temple walls are poems with double meanings, something that the complex structure of Sanskrit allows in creative compositions. The temples are believed to celebrate the marriage of Shiva and Parvathi.

Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in all the temples during which verses of Rudram are chanted, while the priests enact the divine marriage of Shiva and Parvathi.

The visiting hours for Khajuraho Temple are from 8 am to 6 pm.

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