Temple in Orchha
Ram Raja Temple
The Ram Raja Temple is a temple in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India. This beautiful temple dominates the town of Orchha with its shikharas (spires) soaring into the sky. Built on a 4.5-m-high platform, a flight of stairs leads to the main temple. It is said that this is where an idol of Lord Rama was originally supposed to be enshrined. It is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage and receives devotees in large numbers regularly and is also commonly known as Orchha Temple.. A Guard of Honor is held every day, police personnel have been designated as Guards at the temple, much in the manner of a king. The food and other amenities provided to the deity at the temple are a royal repast. Armed salutation is provided to Lord Ram every day.
Chaturbhuj Temple, dedicated to Vishnu, is situated at Orchha in Madhya Pradesh, India. The name Chaturbhuj is a combination of 'chatur' meaning "four" and 'bhuj' meaning "arms" which literally translates to "one who has four arms" and refers to Rama an Avatar of Vishnu. The temple was originally built to deify an image of Rama, as the chief deity, which was installed in the Rama Raja Temple inside the Orchha Fort complex. At present an image of Radha Krishna is worshiped in the temple.
Orchha is a town in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh. It lies on the Betwa River, the town was established by Rajput ruler Rudra Pratap Singh who was the first king of Orchha. There are many temples to visit like Ram Raja Temple, Laxmi Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple. The best time to visit Orchha temple is the month from October to November as it is considered to be an ideal time.