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Matangeshwara Temple

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Address: Next To Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho, India

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Old Shiva temple - Tall Linga

Adjacent to the Lakshmana temple, is a currently active Shiva temple - Matangeshwara Temple. The Matangeshwara Temple is gardened out with fences and has a narrow entrance just... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karthik R
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Adjacent to the Lakshmana temple, is a currently active Shiva temple - Matangeshwara Temple. The Matangeshwara Temple is gardened out with fences and has a narrow entrance just next to the premises. The temple hosts a huge linga, which is 8 foot tall and said that the same size is beneath the ground as well.

Thank Karthik R
Indore, India
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is the only temple amongst the Western group of temples where Puja is offered. Its having a huge (almost 10ft) tall shiv ling. Photography is also allowed inside.

Thank Das_Suhas
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is the only temple where the idol is still worshiped. Its just outside the Western group having a separate entrance.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

The only temple in the Western Complex of Khajuraho temples where prayers and puja are offered on a daily basis. This temple is not inside the gated complex, but adjacent to it.

Thank Uma_Srinivasan
North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Matangeshwara Temple is just outside the enclosure of the Western Temples in Khajuraho. While we were visiting the Western Group during Diwali, the Matangeshwara Temple was absolutely crowded with worshippers. We were attracted to them by the sound of their mantras, but also the long procession of worshippers climbing the stairway, completing their puja, and then descending by a... More 

Thank Fredsviews
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Temple is located out side of western ghat temple boudary. it has 18 feet shiv linga and crowd can be seen here on festivals.

Thank Saurabh M
Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I didn't expect to see such beautiful temples and so well preserved. Totally worth it!! Besides, it's great fun trying to find the hardest Kamasutra positions!! ;)

Thank laura_dbm
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The only temple where pooja happens but it's not lesser in magnitude or excellence in any of the ways The beauty is same as other all, the statues are as magnificent as others are but yes the main attraction is the Life Size Shiv Ling One should surly visit and take blessings

Thank SumitPundhir
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Visited this temple many times when in Khajuraho. This is a 1000 year old temple devoted to lord Shiva. Very high and big Shiv ling is established here. Place for attraction to nearby devotees and tourists.

Thank GoluMaihar
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Matangeshwara Temple is very nice temple situate near western group of temples in Khajuraho. One should not miss to visit this temple. It's a historical temple and three minutes walk from rickshaw stand.

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