Consider the following statements about Panchayatan style of temple in India:

  1. It is an east-west direction construction
  2. Kandariya mahadev temple of khajurao is an example of Panchayatan style.

Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


Answer: [C] Both 1 and 2

Both the statements are correct. The main shrine in the temple is surrounded by four other shrines. Sun is placed at centre, with shiva, ganesh, parvati and Vishnu at 4 corners.

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