Khajuraho : THROUGH MY EYES

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29th Aug 2015
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Taking off to see and explore the art and architecture that date back to 950 AD.
Day 1

Landed....to see the famed UNESCO World Heritage Site in India, Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh.

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Day 2

REMINDERS ............

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Khujarao in the evening ................

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Kandariya Art & Culture Theatre, Khajuraho

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Cultural show of Indian art and culture is held in the evening.

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The energetic dancing, beautiful costumes and enthusiastic young performers is a delight.

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Day 3

Panna National Park

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Fragile though dynamic dry deciduous forest.

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The most important protected area in the north-central highlands of India.

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Khajuraho Group of Monuments. ... Most Khajuraho temples were built between 950 and 1050 by the Chandela Rajput dynasty. Historical records note that the Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by the 12th century, spread over 20 square kilometers Of these, only about 25 temples have survived.

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he name Khajuraho is derived from its Sanskrit nomenclature ‘Kharjuravahaka’ which is the confluence of two Sanskrit words ‘Kharjur’ meaning date palm and ‘Vahaka’ meaning bearer.

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The largest of the temples is the Kandariya Mahadeo Temple that is dedicated to the glory of lord Shiva. It makes Khajuraho one of the four holy sites dedicated to the glory of Lord Shiva, the other three being Gaya, Kashi and Kedarnath.

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The four Jain temples are primarily located among the eastern group of temples. The Parasvanath, Adinath, Shantinath and Ghantai temples are the ones dedicated to worshipping of the Jain Trithankaras. These temples were constructed by the Chandela rulers.

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It was a fun trip worth revisiting.
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