Temples Emerge from the Jungle
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Of these, only about 25 temples have survived, spread over six square kilometers. The Khajuraho group of temples were built together but were dedicated to two religions, Hinduism and Jainism , suggesting a tradition of acceptance and respect for diverse religious views among Hindus and Jains in the region. The temples are located near a small town also known as Khajuraho ,  with a population of about 20, people Census. The monuments are about ten kilometres off the east-west National Highway 75 , and about 50 kilometres from the city of Chhatarpur , which is connected to the state capital Bhopal by the SW-NE running National Highway The 10th-century Bhand Deva Temple in Rajasthan was built in the style of the Khajuraho monuments and is often referred to as 'Little Khajuraho'. The Khajuraho group of monuments was built during the rule of the Chandela dynasty. The building activity started almost immediately after the rise of their power, throughout their kingdom to be later known as Bundelkhand. Yashovarman's legacy is best exhibited by the Lakshmana Temple.
The Khajuraho temple complex is a series of beautifully built and decorated buildings in Madhya Pradesh. What really sets Khajuraho apart from other temples is the numerous erotic carvings, both inside and outside the temple, that depict men, women, and even animals engaging in lovemaking, orgies, and bestiality under the benign smiles of divine beings. Legends say that the Khajuraho temples find their origins in a child born from the union of a beautiful woman named Hemvati and the Moon God. The deity prophesied that the child, Chandravarman, would become a great king. And he did. Chandravarman founded the Chandela dynasty. After his mother had passed away, the king dreamt that she requested he build temples depicting human passions. The Khajuraho temples were commissioned almost as soon as the Chandelas came to power in Madhya Pradesh , a region in Central India. They were dedicated to two Indian religions, Hinduism and Jainism , suggesting a culture of acceptance and respect for differing religious traditions. In a space of about 20 square kilometers 7.
Kama sexual desire was considered to be a part of the four human goals of life. The other three goals were: Dharma moral life , Artha material gains and means of life , and Moksha the release from the cycle of life and rebirths. Considered to be a holistic act, there were various sculptures of different positions, forms, and acts carved on the walls of various temples in India. We have collected a list of temples in India with erotic art and erotic sculptures on the walls.