The Chitragupta temple is an 11th-century temple of Surya inside the Khajuraho metropolis of Madhya Pradesh, India. Architecturally, it is very just like the close by Jagadambi temple. Based at the epigraphic proof, the development of the temple may be dated to 1020-1025 CE. It changed into in all likelihood consecrated on 23 February 1023 CE, at the event of Shivaratri. The temple has been categorized as a Monument of National Importance by means of the Archaeological Survey of India. The temple's sanctum has a partially broken 2.1 metres tall statue of Surya riding a chariot of seven horses. He is proven standing, dressed in an armoured coat and boots, and retaining lotus plant life.
The door lintel of the sanctum also features 3 similar, however smaller, pix of Surya. The outside partitions of the temple are blanketed with erotic couples, surasundari, and numerous gods, which include an 11-headed Vishnu. The Vishnu sculpture indicates the god in his para rupa along with his 10 incarnations: this rare illustration is not visible anywhere else, and does no longer discover a point out in any historic text. Other sculptures encompass figures of couples engaged in mithuna, and the apsaras showing their yoni with the aid of retaining their clothes lower. There is likewise a sculpture of Shiva's attendant Nandi, who is proven with a human body and a bull's head.