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The ancient hindu text tells that the aim of life is to achive 'Chaturfal'e.g.dharma,artha,kama and moksha.Since mokska(enlighenment) is the ultimate aim of life but can not be achived with out Dharma(duty), artha(money) and Kama( sexual pleasure).Khajuraho temples explain that kama is a part of life and blessing of god to man.1000 years old temples with artistic sculptures has many legends,theories,philosohies as why erotica on temples.But one simple lesson of khajuraho is that ,"Greatest is love."Evan a wild beast can need love".
This is Kandaria temple,dedicated to lord Shiva(Mahadev).There are many beautifull sculptures built on the outer walls of the mandpum and seems like an art gallery.Themes of sculpture are daily life,war and love.Just opposite to this temple is small temple dedicated to Varahavatar(one among ten incaranations of lord Vishnu)There are so many carving pictures on Varah statue as they narrate the pouranic tales.
This temple enshrine lord Brahma(three head god of creation).Very beautifull temple in midst of the garden.Just opposite this huge temple is small temple visible in the is temple of Nandi Bull.A 6 feet tall Nandi staute is very impressive .
- Pros:A tresure of art
- Cons:No railway station,single raod
- In a nutshell:visit for once and get librated from taboos for ever
In the night around 6.30pm there is a sound and light show conducted by tourism department in the garden of western... more travel advice
This group of temple is not far away from western temples as Khajuraho is small with in 6kilometers.Eastern group... more travel advice
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