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More than erotica, a 360° walk through the temples of Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

On arriving in Khajuraho, your mind is filled with thoughts about what you're about to see, the inscriptions, sculptures; the popular imagery about the place. But when you enter the various temples here, you'll see the walls you expected to be covered in erotica, actually have engravings of day-to-day processes.

Desire here becomes a vague term, because it can be interpreted in more ways than one: an (excessive) need for sex, to achieving divinity via satisfaction. The things you learn from these walls and the metaphors inscribed on them are significant.

Here’s a 360-degree view of a little expedition we had at Khajuraho.

Don't miss the last shot in the video: it comprises a rather recent construction (from the 19th century), which is meant to unify religions. A Hindu spire, a Jain cupola, a Buddhist stupa and mosque-style dome.

A virtual tour will only give you a glimpse at this land of mysticism. To witness it in reality, we suggest you pay a visit.

The only thing Khajuraho lacks, is connectivity. If it were to have better roads leading to its monuments, it would flourish as a tourist location.


Updated Date: Jan 02, 2017 16:13 PM

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