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Mandhata temple Onkarji

Mandhata temple Onkarji

Photographer: Dayal, Deen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 430/21(13)

Item number: 13

Length: 20.3

Width: 28.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Onkar Temple at Mandhata in Madhya Pradesh, taken by Deen Dayal in the 1880s, from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of places proposed to be visited by Their Excellencies Lord & Lady Curzon during Autumn Tour 1902'. Mandhata, on the Narmada river, is a Hindu place of pilgrimage. The town is built partly on the south bank of the Narmada and partly on an island in the river. The Onkar Temple, on the island, contains one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Shiva.

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