Khajuraho Tourism
How to reach khajuraho How to reach Khajuraho History History
Khajuraho dance festival Dance festival Khajuraho location Location
Best time to visit Khajuraho Best time to Visit Khajuraho weather Weather
Khajuraho Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Khajuraho Rediscovery Rediscover
Clothing and things to carry Clothing Tips shopping in Khajuraho Shopping
Khajuraho Distance Chart Distance Chart Khajuraho Map Map
Chandela Dynasty Chandela Rule Khajuraho Temples Sculptures Sculpture
Khajuraho Taxi Service Tourist Taxi Hire Khajuraho Sightseeing Local Tour
How to reach Panna How to reach Best time to visit Panna Best time to visit
Panna Jungle Safari Jungle Safari Panna Safari Zones Safari Zones
Core zones in Panna Core Zones Buffer zones in Panna Buffer Zones
Panna Safari Booking Safari Booking mammals-in-pannanationalpark Mammals
Birds checklist of Panna Birds Panna reptiles checklist Reptiles
Madla safari zone Madla Zone Hinouta Zone Hinouta Zone
Jinna safari zone Jinna Zone Akola safari zone Akola Zone
Tigers in Panna National Park Panna Tigers Vultures in Panna National Park Panna Vultures
Walk with Pardhis Geography Elephant camp in Panna national park Elephant Camp
Resorts in Panna National Park Panna Resorts Panna Taxi Service Panna Taxi
Walk with Pardhis Walk with Pardhis Panna Tiger Conservation Conservation
Khajuraho Tour Package Khajuraho Tour
01 Nights/ 02 Days
Panna tour package Panna Tour
01 Night/ 02 Days
Khajuraho temples tour Khajuraho Temples Tour
02 Nights/ 03 Days
Orchha Jhansi tour Orchha Jhansi Tour
02 Nights/ 03 Days
Khajuraho Panna tour Khajuraho Panna Tour
02 Nights/ 03 Days
Panna safari tour Panna Safari Tour
02 Nights/ 03 Days
Just Orchha TourJust Orchha Tour
02 Nights/ 03 Days
Orchha Khajuraho Tour packageOrchha Khajuraho Tour
03 Nights/ 04 Days
Orchha Chanderi tour Orchha Chanderi Tour
03 Nights/ 04 Days
Panna Photography tour Panna Photography Tour
03 Nights/ 04 Days
Gwalior Orchha tourGwalior Orchha Tour
04 Nights/ 05 Days
Khajuraho Orchha Panna tour packageOrchha Panna Khajuraho Tour
04 Nights/ 05 Days
Khajuraho Bandhavgarh tour package Khajuraho Bandhavgarh Tour
04 Nights/ 05 Days
Khajuraho Bandhavgarh tour Jungle Relaxation Tour
05 Nights/ 06 Days
Gwalior Orchha Tour Gwalior Orchha Khajuraho Tour
05 Nights/ 06 Days
Gwalior Orchha Tour Khajuraho Chanderi Sanchi Tour
05 Nights/ 06 Days
Madhya Pradesh Heritage Tour Heritage Corridor Tour
07 Nights/ 08 Days
---- More Tours ----
Khajuraho Tourism

Bramha Temple


brahma-temple-khajuraho Khajuraho is a well known tourist destination of Central India. Khajuraho Tourism is very popular in visitors. The temples of Khajuraho were built in between 950 to 1050 AD. It witnessed one of the rich and creative period. The Chandela rulers were the sponsor and creator of this magnificent heritage. Eighty five temples were built to commemorate the victory of the wars during this period. Today 22 of the remaining in Khajuraho temples are divided in three groups. These all are available to see in Khajuraho sightseeing. Western Group Of Temples
Eastern Group of Temple's
Southern group of Temples
The Brahma Temple, Khajuraho is one of the oldest Temples in Khajuraho. The temple belongs to the Eastern Group of Temples and is one of the major Tourist Attractions in Khajuraho that draws millions of tourists from different parts of the world.


It is located on the banks of Khajur Lake or Khajuraho Sagar. The temple is believed to be named after the Hindu Lord Brahma owing to the presence of a four-faced linga in the sanctum that represents the Creator of the World. However, historians are of the view that the temple was wrongly named, and it was actually dedicated to the Hindu Lord Vishnu. The reason for this belief is the presence of Vishnu's image on the lintel of the door of the sanctum. Adding to the marvellous architecture of the sanctum is a pyramid-shaped sikhara or apex. Constructed using sandstone and granite, the temple is beautiful and awe-inspiring. The brahma temple symbolizes one of the principal problems in studying Khajuraho. When captain Burt discovered the temples he records that they had been abandoned and left to ruin. Many of the original names of the temples had been forgotten. Today this shrine is called Brahma, but it has a Shiva linga in the Sanctum and the lintel above the sanctum door clearly indicates that it once was dedicated to Vishu.

Sculpture Work

It is a robust little structure that stands on a square plan that consists of only a sanctum and a porch. The walls of the temples are unadorned with heavy figurative work. The stone latttice windows project a little from three walls, a mere suggestion of the dramatic balconies of the larger temples of the Western Group. The roof, instead of being in the characteristic conical shikhara form, is like those above the large temple mandap-pyramidal and unique and carries the five manifestations of shiva, a composite image of his powers and potentialities. The projection on the east contains the entrance and that on the west is pierced with a smaller doorway, while the lateral projections on the remaining two sides contain plain latticed windows. Despite some difference in details this temple belongs to the same conception and early structural phase the Lalguan-Mahadeva with which it shares a common plan, design, ornaments and building material. It is consequently assignable to circa 900.


Khajuraho lies in the central state of Madhya Pradesh in chattarpur district. Madhya Pradesh is the largest Indian state. The Vindhyan range runs through Madhya Pradesh. khajuraho is located on the rock bed of chattarpur. It is of fine bundelkhand gneiss, and believed to be the oldest rock in India. Brahma Temple is situated on the south end of Khajoor Lake. It is the first hindu temple among these three.

Best time to visit

As summer and rainy season aren't the right period to explore Khajuraho, the best time to opt for is either during the wintertime or during the months of September to March. If you happen to travel to Khajuraho in the months of February and March, don't forget to check out the weeklong Khajuraho Dance Festival. You will be awe-struck by the splendid classical dance performances showcased by the country's best dancers. The local people based in Khajuraho are friendly and predominantly speak in Hindi. Some of the travel guides can even converse in French, English and Dutch. So, communication is never a problem in this place.

© Indus Excursion: All rights reserved
We are member of: Indian association of tour operaotrs   Trip Advisor   Authorized GSA of MPSTDC   Tour Operators for Tigers   Indus Excursion   Travel Agents Welfare Association