The Khajuraho taboos
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Well, after the most important monument in
Despite the fact that in the West we consider
It’s not sure why, in this part of India only, the wanted to represent this, maybe it was not a taboo, maybe it was a sacred worship. There isn’t a specific explanation, but you can see 69 poses, lesbian representations, animal sex, orgies… look at the photos! Of course not every statue has this aim, but it’s very significant in the art of these few temples in the middle of
There are not more than these temples in Khajuraho, but they are significant and we were satisfied - I think you also, now that you have seen the photos!!!!
The temples in Khajuraho were amazing.
In those temples the tiniest little details are the most remarkable thing. One of the temples had in total 872 statues in acrobatic positions. I guess that while you can see that those statues still now are kind of a taboo, they must have been something really scandalizing in the past.
Though Khajuraho was a really great place to see, it is situated basically in the middle of nowhere. They don’t have decent roads to get there and the trip takes like hours and hours by train and by bus… That is why we wanted to save some time by taking an Indian airlines flight. This was a good decision although the plane was late and there was a Muslim festival in