Khajuraho "the Temples of Love": The erotic sculptures
Khajuraho temples are famous for their erotic arts.
The walls of the temples of Khajuraho have a rich display of intricately carved sculptures.
Although temples of Khajuraho are famed for the sex sculptures,
sexual themes make up less than 10% of the temples sculpture.
most sexual images are in proportional balance with the non-
The images are covering numerous
aspects of human life and values
are major in Hindu pantheon.
The nude figure is a tradition in Western art, and has been used to express
ideals of female and male beauty and other human qualities
In the Indian and Southeast Asian
sculpture tradition nudes were frequently adorned with bracelets and jewelry
that tended to "punctuate their charms and demarcate the different parts of
their bodies much as developed musculature does in the male.
Art of Sex of Khajuraho Temples, India. Photos >>