Monday, March 10, 2008

Sacred Sex Carved In Stone

Located in the fertile Gangetic plains of Madhya Pradesh, the sprawling Khajuraho temple complex is a fascinating monument to the sanctity of human sexuality and celebration of womankind.
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Situated in the heart of Central India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is a fascinating village with a quaint rural ambience and a rich cultural heritage. The central theme of the temples is the celebration of womankind, her form, for her beauty and her temperament.

Khajuraho temple engraving

The finely engraved figures show gods, goddesses, nymphs(apsara), men, women and beasts engaged in many and varied sexual activities.

Khajuraho temple engraving
Khajuraho temple engraving

The temples are today listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, and the The Archeological Survey of India is entrusted with preserving these temples for future generations.

So, want to visit this sacred place? People who've been there say that best Season is from September to March.

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