Saturday Jun 22, 2024

Chandkhuri Shiva Temple, Chhattisgarh

Address

Chandkhuri Shiva Temple, Chandkhurai, Raipur District Chhattisgarh 493225

Diety

Shiva

Introduction

Ancient Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva located in Chandkhuri in Raipur District in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The Temple is also called as Che Mashi Shiva Temple. The Temple is one of the protected monuments in Chattisgarh declared by Archaeological Survey of India. The Temple is located at about 1 Km from Chandkhuri Mata Kausalya Temple, 21 Kms from Raipur Airport, and 25 Kms from Raipur Railway Station. The Temple is situated on Raipur to Baloda Bazar Route. This Temple is located in Patel Para by crossing a thin road on the left bank of the village of Chandkhuri.

Puranic Significance

The Temple was believed to be built in 10th – 11th Century AD. The ornate gateway of this temple is belonged to another destroyed Somavanshi Temple dated to 8th Century AD. The Temple is Pancha Ratha in plan and was built in Nagara Style. River Goddesses Ganga and Yamuna can be found at the door jamb. Gaja Lakshmi can be found at the lintel. There is no idol or Lingam in the sanctum. Few Idols and sculptures can be found in the Temple premises.

Century/Period/Age

10th – 11th Century AD

Managed By

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

Nearest Bus Station

Chandkhuri

Nearest Railway Station

Raipur

Nearest Airport

Raipur

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