Eastern Group of Temples, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
About Ghantai Temple
The Ghantai Temple was dedicated to the Jain tirthankara Rishabhanatha, also known as Adinatha. The construction of the temple can be dated to approximately 995 CE during the reign of the Chandela king Dhanga. The name of the temple is derived from the beautifully carved figures of chains and bells on its tall and huge pillars. Apart from this, the temple is also famous for its ornamentation, stately form and classical architecture. The temple has been classified as a Monument of National Import
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