Posted by: itsme | February 4, 2011

Erotic India in 50 Images

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Erotic couple in the bottom panel. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.

Erotic couple in the bottom panel. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.

Couples making love in different ways. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.

Couples making love in different ways. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.

Standing couples within the Lingaraga Temple complex. Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

Standing couples within the Lingaraga Temple complex. Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

Couples at the Sun Temple. Konark, Orissa.

Couples at the Sun Temple. Konark, Orissa.

A bejewelled woman with attendants. The Buddhist Corridor, Orissa.

A bejewelled woman with attendants. The Buddhist Corridor, Orissa.

A loving detail at one of the Nava Bhramma temples. Alampur, Andhra Pradesh.

A loving detail at one of the Nava Bhramma temples. Alampur, Andhra Pradesh.

Line of dancers in high relief of Kakatiya ruins. Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.

Line of dancers in high relief of Kakatiya ruins. Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.

Voluptuous females in red sandstone at the palace gateway. Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

Voluptuous females in red sandstone at the palace gateway. Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

Erotic couples and damsels pack the walls of a temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Erotic couples and damsels pack the walls of a temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

A common theme of a woman bathing. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

A common theme of a woman bathing. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Naked dancers and musicians in a sheltered niche. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Naked dancers and musicians in a sheltered niche. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Almost alive and breathing. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Almost alive and breathing. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Dancers and musicians create mood for lovers. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Dancers and musicians create mood for lovers. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Erotic couples and damsels pack the walls of a temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Erotic couples and damsels pack the walls of a temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Damsels and couples decorate a Jain temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Damsels and couples decorate a Jain temple. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

A couple in embrace. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

A couple in embrace. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Woman pulling the beard of a sage comes with its erotic suggestion. Modhera, Gujarat.

Woman pulling the beard of a sage comes with its erotic suggestion. Modhera, Gujarat.

A relief superb in every detail at the Rani-ki-Vav. Patan, Gujarat.

A relief superb in every detail at the Rani-ki-Vav. Patan, Gujarat.

A couple on the outer walls of inner shrine of Kailasha Temple. Ellora, Maharashtra.

A couple on the outer walls of inner shrine of Kailasha Temple. Ellora, Maharashtra.

A couple in embrace and kissing. Ellora, Maharashtra.

A couple in embrace and kissing. Ellora, Maharashtra.

Lord Shiva and Parvati in their abode while Ravana shakes Mt Kailash. Ellora, Maharashtra.

Lord Shiva and Parvati in their abode while Ravana shakes Mt Kailash. Ellora, Maharashtra.

A couple surrounded by intricate details including a squirrel. Rajim, Chhattisgarh.

A couple surrounded by intricate details including a squirrel. Rajim, Chhattisgarh.

Dancers and a musician playing the veena. Srirangam, Tamil Nadu.

Dancers and a musician playing the veena. Srirangam, Tamil Nadu.

Erotic scenes pack the walls of the main temple. Bhoramdeo, Chhattisgarh.

Erotic scenes pack the walls of the main temple. Bhoramdeo, Chhattisgarh.

Erotic miniature reliefs at the Mandwa Mahal lack the finesse of Khajuraho. Bhoramdeo, Chhattisgarh.

Erotic miniature reliefs at the Mandwa Mahal lack the finesse of Khajuraho. Bhoramdeo, Chhattisgarh.

Dancer frozen in a classical pose. Darasuram, Tamil Nadu.

Dancer frozen in a classical pose. Darasuram, Tamil Nadu.

Woman admiring herself in a mirror. Darasuram, Tamil Nadu.

Woman admiring herself in a mirror. Darasuram, Tamil Nadu.

A married man flirts with a mistress just around the corner at the Ramaswamy Temple. Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

A married man flirts with a mistress just around the corner at the Ramaswamy Temple. Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

A busty female dressed wonderfully holds a lotus bud. Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

A busty female dressed wonderfully holds a lotus bud. Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

Eroticism of the gods. Gangaikondacholapuram, Tamil Nadu.

Eroticism of the gods. Gangaikondacholapuram, Tamil Nadu.

Woman holds a creeper while a parrot looks on. Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.

Woman holds a creeper while a parrot looks on. Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.

Salabhanjika is a common female form even from the time of Emperor Ashoka. Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.

Salabhanjika is a common female form even from the time of Emperor Ashoka. Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu.

Relief on a mandapa pillar that faces the Ekambaranathar Temple. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Relief on a mandapa pillar that faces the Ekambaranathar Temple. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Woman flanks a doorway into the temple. Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Woman flanks a doorway into the temple. Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Pillar relief catches the morning light. Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Pillar relief catches the morning light. Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Pillar relief in the Kamakshi Ambal Temple. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Pillar relief in the Kamakshi Ambal Temple. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

A royal couple look at each other. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

A royal couple look at each other. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

A couple sit under an elaborate canopy. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

A couple sit under an elaborate canopy. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

A royal couple look at each other. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

A royal couple look at each other. Abhaneri, Rajasthan.

Colourful wall painting suggests woman pining for her lover. Bundi, Rajasthan.

Colourful wall painting suggests woman pining for her lover. Bundi, Rajasthan.

Waiting for her lover with only birds and animals for company. Bundi, Rajasthan.

Waiting for her lover with only birds and animals for company. Bundi, Rajasthan.

Serpent king and queen with Ganesha in the canopy above. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Serpent king and queen with Ganesha in the canopy above. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Woman picking thorn and woman looking into a mirror are two common erotic themes. Eklingji, Rajasthan.

Woman picking thorn and woman looking into a mirror are two common erotic themes. Eklingji, Rajasthan.

Lord Shiva and Parvati in their formal embrace. Eklingji, Rajasthan.

Lord Shiva and Parvati in their formal embrace. Eklingji, Rajasthan.

Voluptuous damsels pack the walls of a temple. Ranakpur, Rajasthan.

Voluptuous damsels pack the walls of a temple. Ranakpur, Rajasthan.

Old wooden window shutters painted with couples in love. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Old wooden window shutters painted with couples in love. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Faded wall painting, one of many in the region. Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan.

Faded wall painting, one of many in the region. Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan.

The eternal love theme of Radha and Krishna on a painted wall. Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan.

The eternal love theme of Radha and Krishna on a painted wall. Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan.

Central panel shows couple making love in different ways at the Nanda Devi Temple. Almora, Uttarakhand.

Central panel shows couple making love in different ways at the Nanda Devi Temple. Almora, Uttarakhand.

A couple with a sealed kiss on weathered rock-cut art. Masroor, Himachal Pradesh.

A couple with a sealed kiss on weathered rock-cut art. Masroor, Himachal Pradesh.

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Responses

  1. Amazing Picture’s, Everyone must be see in picture.

  2. Nice collection….

  3. Hopeful source / lead for possible ancient Hindu therapeutics related temple sculpting citation in work at Oxford in a couple of weeks.

  4. Awesome ancient Bharat era


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