khajuraaho

yunesko vishv dharohar sthal
khajuraaho smaarak samooh
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prakaar saanskrutik
maanadand i, iii
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shilaalekhit itihaas
shilaalekh 1986 (10th satr)
khajuraaho
shahar
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raajya madhya pradesh
jila chhatarapur
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• 283 meter (928 fee॰)

Erioll world.svgnirdeshaank: 24°a51′aN 79°a56′aE / 24.85°aN 79.93°aE / 24.85; 79.93 khajuraaho Bhaarat ke madhya pradesh praant mein sthit ek pramukh shahar hai jo apne praacheen evam madhyakaaleen mandiron ke liye vishvavikhyaat hai. yeh madhya pradesh ke chhatarapur jile mein sthit hai. khajuraaho ko praacheen kaal mein khajoorapura aur khajoor vaahika ke naam se bhi jaana jaata tha. yahaan bahut badi sankhya mein praacheen hindu aur jain mandir hain. mandiron ka shahar khajuraaho poore vishv mein mude hue pattharon se nirmit mandiron ke liye prasiddh hai. khajuraaho ko iske alankrut mandiron ki vajah se jaana jaata hai jo ki desh ke sarvotkrushth madhyakaaleen smaarak hain. Bhaarat ke alaava duniya bhar ke aagantuk aur paryatak prem ke is apratim saundarya ke prateek ko dekhne ke liye nirantar aate rahate hai. hindu kala aur sanskruti ko shilpiyon ne is shahar ke pattharon par madhyakaal mein utkeern kiya tha. sanbhog ki vibhinn kalaaon ko in mandiron mein behad khoobsoorti ke ubhaara gaya hai.

anukram

itihaas

khajuraaho ka itihaas lagbhag ek hajaar saal puraana hai. yeh shahar chandel saamraaj‍aaya ki pratham rajdhani tha. chandel vansh aur khajuraaho ke sansthaapak chandravarman the. chandravarman madhyakaal mein bundelakhand mein shaasan karne vaale rajput raaja the. ve apne aap ka chandravanshi maanate the. chandel raajaaon ne dasveen se baarahavi shataabdi tak madhya Bhaarat mein shaasan kiya. khajuraaho ke mandiron ka nirmaan 950 isaveen se 1050 isaveen ke beech inheen chandel raajaaon dvaara kiya gaya. mandiron ke nirmaan ke baad chandelo ne apni rajdhani mahoba sthaanaantarit kar di. lekin iske baad bhi khajuraaho ka mahatva bana raha.

madhyakaal ke darabaari kavi chandravaradaayi ne pruthveeraaj raaso ke mahoba khand mein chandel ki utpatti ka varnan kiya hai. unhonne likha hai ki kaashi ke raajapandit ki putri hemavati apoorv saundarya ki svaamini thi. ek din vah garmiyon ki raat mein kamal-pushpon se bhare hue taalaab mein snaan kar rahi thi. usaki sundarata dekhkar Bhagwan chandr un par mohit ho gaye. ve maanav roop dhaaranakar dharati par aa gaye aur hemavati ka haran kar liya. durbhaagya se hemavati vidhva thi. vah ek bachche ki maan thi. unhonne chandradev par apna jeevan nasht karne aur charitra hanan ka aarop lagaaya.

apni galati ke pashchaataap ke liye chandr Dave ne hemavati ko vachan diya ki vah ek veer putr ki maan banegi. chandradev ne kaha ki vah apne putr ko khajoorapura le jaae. unhonne kaha ki vah ek mahaan raaja banega. raaja banane par vah baag aur jheelon se ghire hue anek mandiron ka nirmaan karavaaega. chandradev ne hemavati se kaha ki raaja banane par tumhaara putr ek vishaal yagya ka aayojan karaga jisse tumhaare saare paap dhul jaaenge. chandr ke nirdeshon ka paalan kar hemavati ne putr ko janm dene ke liye apna ghar chhod diya aur ek chhote-se gaanv mein putr ko janm diya.

hemavati ka putr chandravarman apne pita ke samaan tejasvi, bahaadur aur shaktishaali tha. solah saal ki umr mein vah bina hathiyaar ke sher ya baagh ko maar sakta tha. putr ki asaadhaaran veerata ko dekhkar hemavati ne chandradev ki aaraadhana ki jinhonne chandravarman ko paaras patthar bheint kiya aur use khajuraaho ka raaja banaaya. paaras patthar se lohe ko sone mein badla ja sakta tha.

chandravarman ne lagaataar kai yuddhon mein shaanadaar vijay praapt ki. usane kaalinjar ka vishaal kila banavaaya. maan ke kehne par chandravarman ne taalaabon aur udyaanon se aachhaadit khajuraaho mein 85 adviteeya mandiron ka nirmaan karavaaya aur ek yagya ka aayojan kiya jisne hemavati ko paapamukt kar diya. chandravarman aur uske uttaraadhikaariyon ne khajuraaho mein anek mandiron ka nirmaan karavaaya.

darshaneeya sthal

pashchimi samooh

jab se british engineer ti S bart ne khajuraaho ke mandiron ki khoj ki hai tab se mandiron ke ek vishaal samooh ko 'pashchimi samooh' ke naam se jaana jaata hai. yeh khajuraaho ke sabse aakarshak sthaanon mein se ek hai. is sthaan ko yunesko ne 1986 mein vishv viraasat ki soochi mein shaamil bhi kiya hai. iska matlab yeh hua ki ab saara vishv iski marammat aur dekhbhaal ke liye uttaradaayi hoga. shivsaagar ke najadeek sthit in pashchim samooh ke mandiron ke darshan ke saath apni yaatra shuroo karni chaahiye. ek audio haidaset 50 roopaye mein ticket booth se 500 roopaye jama karke praapt kiya ja sakta hai.

iske alaava do sau roopaye se teen roopaye ke beech aadhe ya poore din mein chaar logon ke liye guide sevaaen bhi li ja sakti hain. khajuraaho ko cycle ke maadhyam se achhi tarah dekha ja sakta hai. yeh saaikilein 20 roopaye prati ghante ki dar se pashchim samooh ke nikat stand se praapt ki ja sakti hai.

is parisar ke vishaal mandiron ki bahut jyaada sajaavat ki gayi hai. yeh sajaavat yahaan ke shaasakon ki sampannta aur shakti ko prakat karti hai. itihaasakaaron ka mat hai ki inmein hindu devakulon ke prati bhakti bhaav darshaaya gaya hai. devakulon ke roop mein ya to Shiv ya vishnu ko darshaaya gaya hai. is parisar mein sthit Lakshman mandir uchch koti ka mandir hai. ismein Bhagwan vishnu ko baikuntham ke samaan baitha hua dikhaaya gaya hai. chaar foot oonchi vishnu ki is moorti mein teen sir hain. ye sir manushya, Singh aur varaah ke roop mein darshaae gaye hain. kaha jaata hai ki Kashmir ke chamba kshetr se ise mangavaaya gaya tha. iske tal ke baaen hisse mein aamalogon ke pratidin ke jeevan ke kriyaakalaapon, kooch karti hui sena, ghareloo jeevan tatha nrutakon ko dikhaaya gaya hai.

mandir ke platform ki chaar sahaayak vediyaan hain. 954 isaveen mein bane is mandir ka sambandh taantrik sanpradaaya se hai. iska agrabhaag do prakaar ki moortiklaaon se saja hai jiske madhya khand mein mithun ya aalingan karte hue danpattiyon ko darshaata hai. mandir ke saamane do laghu vediyaan hain. ek devi aur doosra varaah Dave ko samarpit hai. vishaal varaah ki aakruti peele patthar ki chattaan ke ekal khand mein bani hai.

lakshmi mandir

lakshmi mandir, Lakshman mandir ke saamane bana hai|

varaah mandir

Lakshman mandir, khajuraaho

kandariya mahaadev mandir

kandariya mahaadev mandir pashchimi samooh ke mandiron mein vishaalatam hai. yeh apni bhavyata aur sangeetamayata ke kaaran prasiddh hai. is vishaal mandir ka nirmaan mahaan chandel raaja vidyaadhar ne Mehmood gajanavi par apni vijay ke upalakshya mein kiya tha. lagbhag 1050 isaveen mein is mandir ko banavaaya gaya. yeh ek shaiv mandir hai. taantrik samudaaya ko prasann karne ke liye iska nirmaan kiya gaya tha. kandariya mahaadev mandir lagbhag 107 foot ooncha hai. makar toran iski mukhya visheshata hai. mandir ke sangamaramari lingam mein atyadhik oorjaavaan mithun hain. alekjeindar kaningham ke anusaar yahaan sarvaadhik mithunon ki aakrutiyaan hain. unhonne mandir ke baahar 646 aakrutiyaan aur bheetar 246 aakrutiyon ki ganana ki theen.

sinh mandir

yeh mandir kandariya mahaadev mandir aur devi jagadamba mandir ke beech bana hai |

devi jagadamba mandir

kandariya mahaadev mandir ke chabootare ke uttar mein jagadamba devi ka mandir hai. jagadamba devi ka mandir pehle Bhagwan vishnu ko samarpit tha aur iska nirmaan 1000 se 1025 isaveen ke beech kiya gaya tha. saikadon varshon pashchaat yahaan chhatarapur ke mahaaraaja ne devi paarvati ki pratima sthaapit karavaai thi isi kaaran ise devi jagadamba mandir kehte hain. yahaan par utkeern maithun moortiyon mein bhaavon ki gahari sanvedanasheelata shilp ki visheshata hai. yeh mandir shaardoolon ke kaalpanik chitran ke liye prasiddh hai. shaardool vah pauraanik pashu tha jiska shareer sher ka aur sir tote, haathi ya varaah ka hota tha.

soorya (chitragupt) mandir

khajuraaho mein ekamaatr soorya mandir hai jiska naam chitragupt hai. chitragupt mandir ek hi chabootare par sthit chautha mandir hai. iska nirmaan bhi vidyaadhar ke kaal mein hua tha. ismein Bhagwan soorya ki saat foot oonchi pratima kavach dhaaran kiye hue sthit hai. ismein Bhagwan soorya saat ghodon ke rath par savaar hain. mandir ki anya visheshata yeh hai ki ismein ek moortikaar ko kaam karte hue kursi par baitha dikhaaya gaya hai. iske alaava ek gyaarah sir waali vishnu ki moorti dakshin ki deevaar par sthaapit hai.

bageeche ke raaste mein poorv ki or paarvati mandir sthit hai. yeh ek chhota-sa mandir hai jo vishnu ko samarpit hai. is mandir ko chhatarapur ke mahaaraaja prataap Singh dvaara 1843-1847 isaveen ke beech banavaaya gaya tha. ismein paarvati ki aakruti ko goh par chadha hua dikhaaya gaya hai. paarvati mandir ke daayeen taraf vishvanaath mandir hai jo khajuraaho ka vishaalatam mandir hai. yeh mandir shankar Bhagwan se sambandhit hai. yeh mandir raaja dhang dvaara 999 isaveen mein banavaaya gaya tha. chitthiyaan likhti apasaraaen, sangeet ka kaaryakram aur ek lingam ko is mandir mein darshaaya gaya hai.

vishvanaath mandir

Shiv mandiron mein atyant mahatvapoorn vishvanaam mandir ka nirmaan kaal san 1002- 1003 E. hai. pashchim samooh ki jagati par sthit yeh mandir ati sundaron mein se ek hai. is mandir ka naamaakaran Shiv ke ek aur naam vishvanaath par kiya gaya hai. mandir ki lanbaai 89' aur chaudaai 45' hai. panchaayatan shaili ka sandhaar praasaad yeh Shiv Bhagwan ko samarpit hai. garbhagruh mein shivling ke saath- saath garbhagruh ke kendra mein nandi par aarohit Shiv pratima sthaapit ki gayi hai.

nandi mandir

nandi mandir, vishvanaath mandir ke saamane bana hai | .

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paarvati mandir

prakaash evam dhvani kaaryakram

shaam ko is parisar mein Amitabh Bachchan ki aavaaj mein laait end saaund kaaryakram pradrarshit kiya jaata hai. yeh kaaryakram khajuraaho ke itihaas ko jeevant kar deta hai. is kaaryakram ka aanand uthaane ke liye bhaarateeya naagrik se pravesh shulk 50 roopaye aur videshiyon se 200 roopaye ka shulk liya jaata hai. sitmbar se February ke beech angreji mein yeh kaaryakram shaam 7 baje se 7:50 tak hota hai jabki hindi ka kaaryakram raat aath se nau baje tak aayojit kiya jaata hai. March se August tak is kaaryakram ka samay badal jaata hai. is avadhi mein angreji kaaryakram shaam 7:30 -8:20 ke beech hota hai. hindi bhaasha mein samay badalkar 8:40 - 9:30 ho jaata hai.[krupaya uddharan jodein]

poorvi samooh

poorvi samooh ke mandiron ko do visham samoohon mein baanta gaya hai. jinki upasthiti aaj ke Gandhi chauk se aarambh ho jaati hai. is shreni ke pratham chaar mandiron ka samooh praacheen khajuraaho gaanv ke najadeek hai. doosare samooh mein jain mandir hain jo gaanv ke school ke peechhe sthit hain. puraane gaanv ke doosare chhor par sthit ghantaai mandir ko dekhne ke saath yahaan ke mandiron ka bhraman shuroo kiya ja sakta hai. najadeek hi vaaman aur jaayari mandir bhi darshaneeya sthal hain. 1050 se 1075 isaveen ke beech vaaman mandir ka nirmaan kiya gaya tha. vishnu ke avataaron mein iski ganana ki jaati hai. najadeek hi jaayari mandir hain jinka nimaarn 1075-1100 isaveen ke beech maana jaata hai. yeh mandir bhi vishnu Bhagwan ko samarpit hai. in donon mandiron ke najadeek brahma mandir hain jiski s‍aathaapana 925 isaveen mein hui thi. is mandir mein ek chaar munh wala lingam hai. brahma mandir ka sambandh brahma se na hokar Shiv se hai.

vaaman mandir

jaavari mandir

jain mandir

in mandiron ka samooh ek kampaaund mein sthit hai. jain mandiron ko digmbar sampradaaya ne banavaaya tha. yeh sampradaaya hi in mandiron ki dekhbhaal karta hai. is samooh ka sabse vishaal mandir rteethakar aadinaath ko samarpit hai. aadinaath mandir paarsh‍aavanaath mandir ke uttar mein sthit hai. jain samooh ka antim shaantinaath mandir gyaarahaveen shataabdi mein banavaaya gaya tha. is mandir mein yaksh danpatti ki aakarshak moortiyaan hain.

dakshini samooh

is bhaag mein do mandir hain. ek Bhagwan Shiv se sambandhit dulaadev mandir hai aur doosra vishnu se sambandhit hai jise chaturbhuj mandir kaha jaata hai. dulaadev mandir khuddar nadi ke kinaare sthit hai. ise 1130 isavi mein madanavarman dvaara banavaaya gaya tha. is mandir mein khandon par mundrit drudh aakrutiyaan hain. chaturbhuj mandir ka nirmaan 1100 isaveen mein kiya gaya tha. iske garbh mein 9 foot oonchi vishnu ki pratima ko sant ke vesh mein dikhaaya gaya hai. is samooh ke mandir ko dekhne liye dopahar ka samay uttam maana jaata hai. dopahar mein padne waali soorya ki roshani iski moortiyon ko aakarshak banaati hai.

chaturbhuj mandir

yeh mandir jatakaara gram se lagbhag aadha kilometer dakshin mein sthit hai. yeh vishnu mandir nirdhaar prakaar ka hai. ismein ardhamandap, mandap, sankeern antaraal ke saath- saath garbhagruh hai. is mandir ki yojana saprarath hai. is mandir ka nirmaanakaal javaari tatha dulaadev mandir ke nirmaanakaal ke madhya maana jaata hai. baluve patthar se nirmit khajuraaho ka yeh ekamaatr aisa mandir hai, jismein mithun pratimaaon ka sarvatha abhaav dikhaai deta hai. saamaanya rup se is mandir ki shilp- kala avanati ka sanket karti hai. moortiyon ke aabhooshan ke rekhaakan maatr hua hai aur inka sookshm ankan apoorn chhod diya hai. yahaaain ki pashu ki pratimaaeain evam aakrutiyaaain aparishkrut tatha aruchikr hai. apsaraaon sahit anya shilp vidhaan rudhigt hain, jismein sajeevata aur bhaavaabhivyakti ka abhaav maana jaata hai. fir bhi, vidyaadharon ka ankan aakarshak aur man ko lubhaane waali mudraaon mein kiya gaya hai. is tarah yeh mandir apne shilp, saundarya tatha shaileegat visheshataaon ke aadhaar par sabse baad mein nirmit dulaadev ke nikat bana maana jaata hai.

chaturbhuj mandir ke dwaar ke shaardool sarpil prakaar ke hain. ismein kuchh sur sundariyaaain adhabani hi chhod di gayi hain. mandir ki adhikaansh apsaraaeain aur kuchh Dave dohari mekhala dhaaran kiye hue ankit kiye gaye hain tatha mandir ki rathikaaon ke ardhastanbh bartulaakaar banaae gaye hain. ye saari visheshataaeain mandir ke paravarti nirmaan soochak hain.

dulaadev mandir

khajuraaho sthit dulaadev mandir

yeh moolat: Shiv mandir hai. isko kuchh itihaasakaar kunvaranaath mandir bhi kehte hain. iska nirmaanakaal lagbhag san 1000 E. hai. mandir ka aakaar 69 n 40' hai. yeh mandir pratima vargeekaran ki drushti se mahatvapoorn mandir hai. nirandhaar praasaad prakruti ka yeh mandir apni neenv yojana mein samanvit prakruti ka hai. mandir sundar pratimaaon se susajjit hai. ismein ganga ki chaturbhuj pratima atyant hi sundar dhng se ankit ki gayi hai. yeh pratima itni aakarshak evam prabhaavotpaadak hai ki lagta hai ki yeh apne aadhaar se pruthak hokar aakaash mein udne ka prayaas kar rahi hai. mandir ki bheetari baahari bhaag mein anek pratimaaeain ankit ki gayi hai, jinki bhaavabhangimaaeain saundaryamayi, darshaneeya tatha uddeepak hai. naariyon, apsaraaon evam mithun ki pratimaaeain, is tarah ankit ki gayi hai ki sab apne astitv ke liye sajag hai. bhrasht mithun moh bhang bhi karte hain, fir apni visheshata se chaunka bhi dete hain.

is mandir ke pattharon par "vasal' naamak kalaakaar ka naam ankit kiya hua mila hai. mandir ke vitaan golaakaar tatha stambh alankrut hain aur nrutya karti pratima evam sundar evam aakarshik hain. mandir ke garbhagruh mein shivling yoni- vedika par sthaapit kiya gaya hai. mandir ke baahar moortiyaaain teen pattiyon par ankit ki gayi hain. yahaaain haathi, ghode, yoddha aur saamaanya jeevan ke anekaanek drushya prastut kiye gaye hain. apsaraaon ko is tarah vyavasthit kiya gaya hai ki ve svatantr, svachhand evam nirbaadh jeevan ka prateek maaloom padti hai.

is mandir ki visheshata yeh hai ki apsara todon mein apsaaon ko do- do, teen- teen ki toli mein darshaaya gaya hai. mandir, manndap, mahaamandap tatha mukhamandap yukt hai. mukhamandap bhaag mein ganesh aur veerabhadr ki pratimaaeain apni rashikaaon mein is prakaar ankit ki gayi hai ki jhaank rahi dikhti hai. yahaaain ki vidyaadhar aur apsaraaeain gatisheel hain. parantu saamaanyat: pratimaaon par alankaran ka bhaar adhik dikhaai deta hai. pratimaaon mein se kuchh pratimaaon ki kalaatmakata darshaneeya evam saraahaneeya hai. ashtavasu magaramukhi hai. yam tatha nariatti ki kesh sajja paranparaaon se pruthak pankhaakaar hai.

mandir ki jagati 5' uainchi hai. jagati ko sundar evam darshaneeya banaaya gaya hai. jangha par pratimaaon ki panktiyaaain sthaapit ki gayi hain. prastar par patrak sajja bhi hai. devi- devata, digpaal tatha apsaraaeain chhajja par madhya pankti Dave tatha maanav yuglon evam mithun se sajaaya gaya hai. bhadron ke chhajjon par rathikaaeain hain. vahaaain Dave pratimaaeain hain. dakshini bhadr ke kaksh- koot par guru- shishya ki pratima ankit ki gayi hai.

shikhar saptarath mool manjari yukt hai. yeh bhoomi aamlakon se susajjit kiya gaya hai. uru: shrrungon mein se do saptarath ek panch rath prakruti ka hai. shikhar ke pratirthon par shrrung hain, kinaare ki nandikaaon par do- do shrrung hain tatha pratyek karanarath par teen- teen shrrung hain. shrrung sam aakaar ke hain. antaraal bhaag ka poorvi mukh ka ugrabhaag surakshit hai. jispar naun rathikaaeain banaai gayi hain, jinpar neeche se oopar ki or udgamon ki chaar panktiyaaain hain. aath rathikaaon par Shiv- paarvati ki pratimaaeain ankit ki gayi hain. stambh shaakha par teen rathikaaeain hain, jinpar Shiv pratimaaeain ankit ki gayi hain, jo parampara ke anusaar brahma aur vishnu se ghiri hain. bhoot- naayak pratima Shiv pratimaaon ke neeche hain, jabki vishraanti bhaag mein navagrah pratimaaeain khadi mudra mein hain. is stambh shaakha par jal deviyaaain tribhangi mudraaon mein hai. magar aur kachhuaa bhi yahaaain sundar prakaar se ankit kiya gaya hai. mukh pratimaaeain ganga- yamuna ki prateek maani jaati hai. shaiv pratihaar pratimaaon mein ek pratima mahaakaal bhi hai, jo khappar yukt hai.

mandir ke baahari bhaag ki rathikaaon mein dakshini mukh par nrutya mudra mein chh: bhuja yukt bhairav, baarah bhujaayukt Shiv tatha ek anya rathika mein trimukhi dash bhujaayukt Shiv pratima hai. iski deevaar par baarah bhuja yukt nataraaj, chaturbhuj, harihr, uttari mukh par baarah bhuja yukt Shiv, asht bhujaayukt vishnu, dash bhuja yukt chaumunda, chaturbhuj vishnu gajeindramoksh rup mein tatha Shiv paarvati yugm mudra mein hai. pashchimi mukh par chaturbhuj nagn nariati, varun ke atirikt vrushabhamukhi vasu ki do pratimaaeain hain. uttari mukh par vaayu ki bhagn pratima ke atirikt vrushabhamukhi vasu ki teen tatha chaturbhuj kuber evam ishaan ki ek- ek pratima ankit ki gayi hai.

sangrahaalaya

khajuraaho ke vishaal mandiron ko tedi gardan se dekhne ke baad teen sangrahaalayon ko dekha ja sakta hai. western group ke vipreet sthit bhaarateeya puraatatv vibhaag ke sangrahaalaya mein moortiyon ko apni aankh ke star par dekha ja sakta hai. puraatatv vibhaag ke is sangrahaalaya ko chaar vishaal gruhon mein vibhaajit kiya gaya hai jinmein shaiv, vaishnav, jain aur 100 se adhik vibhinn aakaaron ki moortiyaan hain. sangrahaalaya mein vishaal moortiyon ke samooh ko kaam karte hue dikhaaya gaya hai. ismein vishnu ki pratima ko munh par anguli rakhe chup rahane ke bhaav ke saath dikhaaya gaya hai. sangrahaalaya mein chaar pairon vaale Shiv ki bhi ek sundar moorti hai.

jain sangrahaalaya mein lagbhag 100 jain moortiyaan hain. jabki traaibal aur fauk ke raajya sangrahaalaya mein janajaati samoohon dvaara nirmit pakki mitti ki kalaakrutiyaan, dhaatu shilp, lakdi shilp, peinting, aabhooshan, mukhauton aur tetuon ko darshaaya gaya hai.

bhaarateeya puraatatv vibhaag ke sangrahaalaya mein pravesh shulk 5 roopaye rakha gaya hai. western group ke ticket ke saath is sangrahaalaya mein muft pravesh kiya ja sakta hai. subah das se shaam saadhe chaar baje tak yeh sangrahaalaya khula rahata hai. shukravaar ko yeh sangrahaalaya band rahata hai. shul‍aak: jain sangrahaalaya subah saat baje se shaam chh: baje tak khula rahata hai aur ismein koi pravesh shulk naheen liya jaata.

raajya sangrahaalaya mein shulk ke roop mein 20 roopaye liye jaate hain. yeh dopahar baarah baje se shaam aath baje tak khula rahata hai. somvaar aur saarvajanik avakaash vaale din yeh band rahata hai.

niktavarti darshaneeya sthal

khajuraaho ke aaspaas anek aise sthaan hain jo paryatan aur bhraman ke lihaaj se kaafi prasiddh hain.

kaalinjar aur ajayagadh ka durg

maidaani ilaakon se thoda aage badhkar vindhya ke pahaadi hisson mein ajayagadh aur kaalinjar ke kile hain. in kilon ka sambandh chandel vansh ke utthaan aur patan se hai. 105 kilometer door sthit kaalinjar ka kila hai. yeh ek praacheen kila hai. praacheen kaal mein yeh Shiv bhakton ki kuti thi. ise mahaabhaarat aur puraanon ke pavitra sthalon ki soochi mein shaamil kiya gaya tha. is kile ka naamakaran Shiv ke vinaashakaari roop kaal se hua jo sabhi cheejon ka jar arthaat patan karte hain. kaal aur jar ko milaakar kaalinjar bana. itihaasakaaron ka mat hai ki yeh kila isa poorv ka hai. Mehmood gajanavi ke hamle ke baad itihaasakaaron ka dh‍aayaan is kile ki or gaya. 108 foot oonche is kile mein pravesh ke liye alag-alag shailiyon ke saat darvaajon ko paar karna padta hai. iske bheetar aashcharyachakit kar dene waali patthar ki gufaaen hain. choti par Bhaarat ke itihaas ki yaad dilaati hindu aur muslim shaili ki imaaratein hain. kaha jaata hai ki kaalinjar ke bhoomitl se pataalaganga naamak nadi bahti hai jo iski gufaaon ko jeevant banaati hai. bahut se beshakeemati patthar yahaan bikhr pade hain.

khajuraaho se 80 kilometer door ajayagadh ka durg hai. yeh durg chandel shaasan ke arddhakaal mein bahut mahatvapoorn tha. vindhya ki pahaadiyon ki choti par yeh kila sthit hai. kile mein do pravesh dwaar hain. kile ke uttar mein ek darvaaja aur dakshin-poorv mein tarahauni dwaar hai. darvaajon tak pahunchane ke liye chattaan par 45 minute ki khadi chadhaai chadhni padti hai. kile ke beechon beech Ajay palaka taalaav naamak jheel hai. jheel ke ant mein jain mandiron ke avashesh bikhr pade hain. jheel ke kinaare kuchh praacheen kaal ke sthaapit mandiron ko bhi dekha ja sakta hai. kile ki pramukh visheshata aise teen mandir hain jinhein ankaganiteeya vidhi se sajaaya gaya hai. bhaarateeya puraatatv vibhaag ne kuchh samay pehle is kile ki dekhbhaal ka jimma uthaaya hai.

khareedadaari

khajuraaho mein anek chhoti-chhoti dukaanein hain jo lohe, taanbe aur patthar ke gahane bechate hain. yahaan vishesh roop se pattharon aur dhaatuon par ukeri gayi kaamasootr ki bhangimaaen prasiddh hain. inhein yahaan ki dukaanon se khareeda ja sakta hai. mruganayani sarkaari emporiym ke shatar adhikaansh samay gire rahate hain. December mein raajya ke traaibal aur fauk sangrahaalaya mein kaareegaron ki ek kaaryashaala aayojit ki jaati hai. kaaryashaala se yahaan ke kaareegar apni kala ka pradarshan karte hain. unki adbhut kala ke namoonon ko yahaan se khareeda ja sakta hai.

aavaagaman

khajuraaho jaane ke liye apni suvidha ke anusaar vaayu, rel ya sadak parivhan ko apnaaya ja sakta hai.

vaayu maarg

khajuraaho vaayu maarg dvaara Delhi, Varanasi, Agra aur kaathamaandu se juda hua hain. khajuraaho airport city sentar se teen kilometer door hai.

rel maarg

khajuraaho railway station se Delhi aur Varanasi ke liye rel seva hai. Delhi aur mumbai se aane vaale paryatakon ke liye Jhansi bhi suvidhaajanak railway station hai. jabki chennai aur Varanasi se aane vaalon ke liye satana adhik suvidhaajanak hoga. najadeeki aur suvidhaajanak railway station se taxi ya bas ke maadhyam se khajuraaho pahuncha ja sakta hai. sadkon ki sthiti theek‒thaak hai.

sadak maarg

khajuraaho mahoba, harapaalapur, chhatarapur, satana, panna, Jhansi, Agra, gvaaliyr, saagar, jabalapur, Indore, Bhopal, Varanasi aur Allahabad se niyamit aur seedha juda hua hai. Delhi ke raashtreeya raajamaarg 2 se palaval, kausi kala aur Mathura hote hue Agra pahuncha ja sakta hai. raashtreeya raajamaarg 3 se dhaulapur aur muraina ke raaste gvaaliyr jaaya ja sakta hai. uske baad raashtreeya raajamaarg 75 se Jhansi, mauraaneepur aur chhatarapur se hote hue bameetha aur vahaan se raajya raajamaarg ki sadak se khajuraaho pahuncha ja sakta hai.yaha

inhein bhi dekhein

sandarbh

Central India Travel Guide - Khajuraho ab to khajuraaho ke liye seedhe rel suvidha upalabd hai. Delhi, Varanasi se rel mahoba station se hokar jaati hai.

anya pathaneeya saamagri

  • Phani Kant Mishra, Khajuraho: With Latest Discoveries, Sundeep Prakashan (2001) ISBN 81-7574-101-5
  • Devangana Desai, The Religious Imagery of Khajuraho, Franco-Indian Research P. Ltd. (1996) ISBN 81-900184-1-8
  • Devangana Desai, Khajuraho, Oxford University Press Paperback (Sixth impression 2005) ISBN 978-0-19-565643-5

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