The Khajuraho Temples were built by the Chandella rulers between AD and , during the golden period of the Chandela dynasty. It is presumed that every Chandella ruler built at least one temple in his lifetime. His love for sculptures is shown in these temples of Khajuraho and Kalinjar fort. Khajuraho, located right in the heart of Central India in the state of Madhya Pradesh , is believed to be the religious capital of Chandellas. The Khajuraho temples, scattered over an area of about 9 square miles, depict the traditional lifestyle of women in the medieval age.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Some sculptures adorning the outer walls of the temples of medieval period of India, depict bold erotic themes of sexual act or union of male and females in unusual postures. This has evoked curiosity in many lovers of art and philosophy as to why erotic sculptures were part of temple architecture. This well illustrated research work explores the intentions of such sculptural representations and derives how the highly abstract, philosophical and universal topic of taming the mind through Raja yoga and forms of tantra yoga has been translated into the very attractive figurative form and presented in temples to give information about the esoteric knowledge. Read more Read less.
The sculptures, by German artist Rudolfo Bucacio, were sent to the auctioneer by a private client. Simon Garner, auctioneer and valuer at Bellmans, said: "We do not normally sell this sort of thing. These will probably sell quite well. Mr Garner said they had hidden one of the sculptures behind a heater and the other behind some furniture to make sure they did not cause offence.
The Erotic Sculptures of the Khajuraho Temples. Khajuraho Temples are among the most beautiful medieval monuments in India. Design ref: This design belongs to the seller which was uploaded to our MarketPlace, the online buy and sell platform for game designers and creators.