ASI Museum Khajuraho

Jaina Gallery

Antiquities 940


Four armed goddess (monovega) standing in samapada with a spiral lotus in her surviving upper right hand. She is flanked by female chowrie bearers and devotees etc. On the pedestal is carved a horse. The frame shows a female deity in lalitasana on either of the upper corners. Top part of the frame is cracked. Makarmukha, elephant and Vyala are shown on both side of parikar. Hands are broken except one surviving upper right hand.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 940
2 Title of object Jaina goddess Manovega
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 11th Century A.D.
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 79 cms.
Width : 39 cms.
Thickness : 20 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Jaina Gallery)