Temples in India are famous for their erotic sculptures.

Temples in India are famous for their erotic sculptures

India is one of the most conservative countries globally, but it was not the same back in the 13th century. The statement is based on the walls of temples carved with sex sculptures built in the 2nd century. Sex was also a part of education back at that time.

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

The Khajuraho temples used to symbolize the ultimate seductress. The sculptures on the walls represent orgies, threesomes, and many more. Sex was pure art and the source of bringing life to the world. All these sculptures on the walls of these temples represent a liberal and different past of India.

Sun Temple, Konark

Sun Temple Konark

The Sun temple in Konark is another holy place with abundant depictions of sexual acts that include polygamy, polyandry, and lesbian relationships. Most of the sculptures here have been destroyed naturally, but some exquisite sculptures are still alive.

The Konark Museum preserves all the sculptures that have fallen from the walls of the temple.

Virupaksha Temple, Karnataka

Virupaksha Temple Karnataka

The Virupaksha Temple karnataka lies on the river Tungabhadra banks, the architecture is beautiful, and the outer walls are full of erotic structures. The structures are nude and polygamous relationships. These sculptures represent a pure act of bringing life into the world.

Sun Temple, Modhera, Gujarat

Sun Temple, Modhera, Gujarat, erotic famous Temples in India

The temple in Modhera has a lot of intricate artwork and intriguing form. The details on the walls of this temple show figurines indulging in intimate acts. Modhera Sun temple is built in such a way that it catches the first rays of the sun. There is also a water tank used for ablutions.

Thirumayam, Tamil Nadu

Thirumayam, Tamil Nadu, erotic famous Temples in India

Thirumayam temple is a temple of Lord Vishnu, and the outer walls of the temple present the chapters of Kamasutra. There is also a theory surrounding the place that humans entering the temple must leave their desires outside this place’s walls.

Tripurantaka Temple, Karnataka

Tripurantaka Temple, Karnataka, erotic famous Temples in India

The Tripurantaka temple in Karnataka is a Shivamogga. The walls have many stories engraved on the temple’s windows and walls, but apart from that, sculptures from the Kamasutra can be seen over here. This temple is one of the most well-known temples in Karnataka.

Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneshwar

Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneshwar, erotic famous Temples in India

The Shiva temple in Bhubaneshwar is a place of worship for almost 6000 visitors every day. The walls have a lot of beautiful art and sculptures on them. The walls of this temple also have various images of the Kamasutra. There are many theories about the sculptures on the wall, and everyone believes the one that fits well for them.

If you take a tour of the temples with a guide, you will receive fascinating explanations about the sculptures.