Garbhagriha

Published: 10.11.2011
Updated: 27.12.2012
Alias(es)
Garbhagṛha, गर्भगॄह

Sanskrit: गर्भगॄह garbhagṛha "womb chamber"

is the innermost sanctum (sanctum sanctorum) of a Jain or Hindu temple where the murti (idol) of the primary deity of the temple is installed.

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Garbhagriha, Vimala Vasahi Temple

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