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Khajuraho, the Temple of Love

New Delhi: The Khajuraho temples are one of the seven wonders of India, second only to the incredible Taj Mahal. While the brilliant architecture and symmetry remains a point of amazement, the Khajuraho temples mainly

PTI PTI Updated on: May 04, 2013 6:48 IST
khajuraho the temple of love
khajuraho the temple of love

New Delhi: The Khajuraho temples are one of the seven wonders of India, second only to the incredible Taj Mahal.




While the brilliant architecture and symmetry remains a point of amazement, the Khajuraho temples mainly in the limelight because of the incredible erotic art and carvings.

Although the erotic sculptures make for just 10% of the temples, the temples have become synonymous with love and erotica.

The name Khajuraho, ancient "Kharjuravāhaka", is derived from the Sanskrit words kharjura, date palm and vāhaka, one who carries.

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