Volume 16 - Issue 7, Mar. Table of Contents. In the Chandella temples of Khajuraho, built between the 10th and 12th centuries, erotic sculpture constitutes less than 10 per cent of the artistic representation.
Kama sexual desire was considered to be a part of the four human goals of life. The other three goals were: Dharma moral lifeArtha material gains and means of lifeand 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.
Next time you visit Varanasi make sure you visit the holiest Hindu shrine in this ancient city. Vishwanath temple is regarded as not only the holist pilgrim spots in Varanasi but also one of the holiest Hindu temples in the world. All religions no matter how liberal, in this fold I include Zen ultimately divide men.
Two grooms had a traditional Hindu wedding, and their pictures from the nuptials have gone viral, with people loving the same-sex ceremony. They originally got married at city hall in New York City in January, but the couple decided to host another wedding in a Hindu temple because it was important for them to stick to tradition. Madiraju was originally born in South India but moved to the United States nine years ago; he then met Shah, 32, three years ago at a party hosted by a mutual friend.
Parveen Sharma, president of the Hindu Sabha temple in Brampton, was sentenced this week to two-and-a-half years in prison after being convicted earlier of two counts of sexual assault. Sharma forcibly fondled, then raped a year-old woman who had rented a basement apartment from him and his wife, a Superior Court of Ontario judge ruled. But the latest case of a Canadian religious leader accused of sexual misconduct also involved an extraordinary attempt to make the allegations disappear, according to the court.
Amit Shah, a choreographer and founder of a dance company recently married Aditya Madiraju who works for a risk management company. And while their wedding pics are stunning as most are, the images of their special day has gone viral. Because the couple, originally from India and now living in New Jersey, U.
Perhaps no other destination evokes so many different responses like Khajuraho does. The erotic sculptures of Khajuraho are the cynosure of all eyes and yet, you get varied reactions from people who visit the town. While some are cynical, others cringe.
Choreographer Amit Shah and photographer Aditya Madiraju recently celebrated a special day — their wedding. Now, this was no ordinary wedding — the couple held a traditional Hindu ceremony in a New Jersey Hindu temple and their magical wedding photos quickly went viral. In an interview with Bored Pandathe photographer said she knew she was documenting something big for the Indian community.
Parveen Sharma was sentenced May 2 after he was convicted in February of two counts of sexual assault. Justice Jennifer Woollcombe concluded Sharma groped the year-old woman in the Brampton basement apartment she was renting from him in early October The next day he returned to the apartment and raped her.
The Khajuraho temple complex is a series of beautifully built and decorated buildings in Madhya Pradesh. Yet 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 divinities. 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.