Chaturbhuj Temple


The splendid architectural edifice of the Chaturbhuj Temple was built by Raja Madhukar at the insistence of his wife, Maharani Ganesh Kunwar during the years of 1558 and 1573. Chaturbhuj Temple of Orchha in Madhya Pradesh bears relics to the rich religious history and architectural legacy of the bygone era.

According to a mythological legend, Maharani Ganesh Kunwar had erected the Chaturbhuj Temple for Lord Rama. However Lord Rama did not want to depart from his divine abode of Ayodhya. Maharani Ganesh Kunwar stuck to her decision and accordingly made a statue of Lord Rama who again expressed his displeasure of being shifted from Ayodhya. At this Raja Madhukar intervened and built a statue of Lord Vishnu who has four arms.

One of the prominent travel attractions in Orchha, Chaturbhuj Temple draws several devotees from far and wide who are enthralled at the divine sanctity of the sacred religious shrine. A unique feature of the religious shrine of Chaturbhuj Temple is its huge space unlike other religious sanctorum of the Hindus.

An architectural marvel of the ancient times, the Chaturbhuj Temple has a huge meditation hall that attracts devotees mostly from the Krishna- bhakti cult. The beautifully carved conical shaped shikharas of the Chaturbhuj Temple add to the attractiveness of the religious shrine.

Chaturbhuj Temple reflects the rich artistic skills and creative imagination of the local craftsmen of the ancient period. The sacred sanctorum of the temple is maintained by the temple authorities. Representing the religious fervor of the country, the Chaturbhuj Temple is an important place of tourist destination among the Hindus who visit the place to seek divine blessing and eternal happiness.



Last Updated on 19/06/2013





     


     

Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...


EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations