EROTIC KAMASUTRA TEMPLE OF KHAJURAHO
The erotic kamasutra temple in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian Sate of Madhya Pradesh,located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres southeast of New Delhi, are one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain Temples, famous for their erotic sculpture. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, and is considered to be one of the “seven wonders” of India.
The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern.
The Western Group
This is clearly the most important section of Khajuraho temples. It is here that you will find the biggest and most intricate temples of all. The Kandriya Mahadev which is dedicated to Lord Shiva is the largest temple in Khajuraho towering to a height of 31 m. In the Sanctum Sanctorum, there is a lingam. Do notice the ceilings and pillars of the temple that are magnificently carved. Other well-known temples in the group are Chaunsat Yogini Temple, Lakshmana Temple and Matangeshwara Temple. The Chandela Kings were Lord Vishnu’s ardent devotees, so you will find many temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The most important of them is Varaha Temple, famous for the 9 feet high Boar statue.
The Eastern Group
There are mostly Hindu and Jain Temples in the eastern group. They are situated closer to Khajuraho temple. Parsvanath Temple, which is the largest Jain temple, has the most scintillating structure in the group. Ghantai Temple is another famous Jain Temple in the group. The images on the walls depict day to day lives of people. The three Hindu temples in the group are Brahma, Vamana and Javari Temples.
The Southern Group
The southern group is also called Jain group of Temples. They are situated 5 km to the southeast of the town. Chaturbhuj Temple and Duladeo Temple are the most important of all. Chaturbhuj temple has a massive structure of Lord Vishnu inside the sanctum.
Khajuraho Dance Festivels
Khajuraho, is a small village situated in the Chatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. This tiny village is one of the major tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh, due to the presence of the world famous temples. Tourists from far and near visit this place to view these temples which are known for supremely artistic representation of human sexuality in those days, and magnificent temple architecture. The different cultural festivities associated with Khajuraho also promote tourism in Madhya Pradesh.