This Siva temple, situated a top the Harsaagiri hill, was built according to an inscription dated A.D. 973 by the Saiva ascetic Bhavarakta, alias Allata, during the reign of the Chahamana king Vigraharaja I. It was surrounded by numerous sub-shirnes, which like the main temple have been in utter ruins. In spite of its dilapidated condition the main temple is noteworthy for the excellent quality of structures and relief carvings.  It faces east and consists on plan of pancharatha sanctum, joined to a rangamandapa with four  central pillars and lateral transepts with kakshasana balustrades preceded by a separate nandimandapa and a distant torana in the same axis.  Its pillars are profusely carved while inside the sanctum are sculptured on the west wall  a central image of standing Parvati (labelled Vikata) engaged  in panchagnitapa, flanked by female attendants swaying with lyrical grace.
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Notification No. Act No. LXXI  of 1951 dated 28.11.1951
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Ownership Status Government
Topographical Features Situated on the hills about 900 m high.
1 B.D. Agarwal (ed.), Rajasthan District Gazetteers, Sikar District  (Jaipur 1978), 
2 Krishna Deva, Temples of  India (New Delhi 1995),
3 Michael W. Meister and M.A. Dhaky (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture, North India, Period of Early Maturity (Delhi 1991).
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  Sikar Sikar Rajasthan