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Khajuraho & other poems

Malathi Rao

Khajuraho & other poems

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Published by Writers Workshop, agents in U.S., Inter Culture Associates in Calcutta, [Thompson], Conn .
Written in English


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StatementMalathi Rao.
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LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.R368 K5
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4701040M
LC Control Number77900635

It, too, was discovered in excavations in the s. It is thought that this partly reflects the use of perishable organic materials such as wood. How to cite Khajuraho essay Choose cite format:. The glossary of common terms used in the book is extensive and nearly covers all attributes of Indian archeology. Vatsyayana recommends, states Alain Danielou, that "one should play, marry, associate with one's equals, people of one's own circle" who share the same values and religious outlook.

Will Durant states that this aspect of Khajuraho temples illustrates the tolerance and respect for different religious viewpoints in the Hindu and Jain traditions. The relative layout of temples integrate masculine and feminine deities and symbols highlight the interdependence. Local legends state that the temples had two golden date-palm trees as their gate missing when they were rediscovered. The Khajuraho temples are made of sandstone, with a granite foundation that is almost concealed from view. These inscriptions have been dated by modern techniques to between and CE. This fusion developed in the far north-west of India, especially Gandhara in modern Afghanistan and Pakistan.

This figure has been variously identified. The most famous survivals are the large animals surmounting several of the Pillars of Ashokawhich showed a confident and boldly mature style and craft and first of its kind iron casting without rust until date, which was in use by vedic people in rural areas of the country, though we have very few remains showing its development. For example, Krishna Chaitanyathe early 16th-century scholar and founder of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, visited the Konark temple and prayed on its premises. The Mughals, states Doniger, had "commissioned lavishly illustrated Persian and Sanskrit Kamasutra manuscripts". In ancient and medieval literature, their kingdom has been referred to as Jijhoti, Jejahoti, Chih-chi-to and Jejakabhukti.


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The carvings include purely decorative geometric patterns and plant motifs. The Khajuraho and Kalinjar region is home to superior quality of sandstone, which can be carved precisely. The relative layout of temples integrate masculine and feminine deities and symbols highlight the interdependence.

To argue that the presence of an ancient text on sexual mores violates the sanctity of the stone sculptures is a Khajuraho & other poems book to see them as different versions of engaging with the art of sexuality. In most cases they have a pierced boss at the back to accommodate a cord for handling or for use as personal adornment.

Archaeological studies suggest all three types of temples were under construction at about the same time in the late 10th century, and in use simultaneously.

The origins of Shaivism are unclear and a matter of debate among scholars. The Kamasutra does not use the pejorative term kliba at all, but speaks instead of a "third nature" or, in the sexual behavior context as the "third sexuality".

In the erotic sculptures of Khajuraho, the distinction between the sacred and the profane are dissolved. According to Kapila Vatsyayanthe ground plan, as well the layout of sculptures and reliefs, follow the square and circle geometry, forms found in Odisha temple design texts such as the Silpasarini.

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She carefully dissects the complex erotic poetry and imagery, full of puns and double-entendres, depicted in the shrines. It has led to a misunderstanding of the text and created the wrong impression of it being ancient "Hindu pornography". For instance, according to Vatsyayana the lalatika form enables both to feel each other and allows the man to visually appreciate "the full beauty of the female form", states S.

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The attached platform was called the pida deul, which consisted of a square mandapa with a pyramidal roof. Local legends state that the temples had two golden date-palm trees as their gate missing when they were rediscovered. An Khajuraho & other poems book examination of site suggests that the Hindu symbolic mandala design principle of square and circles is present each temple plan and design.

He includes English translations of two important commentaries, one by Jayamangala commentary, and a Khajuraho & other poems book modern commentary by Devadatta Shastri, as endnotes. Smaller Khajuraho temples use the 9, 16, 36 or 49 grid mandala plan.

The images of planetary divinities on the podium Khajuraho & other poems book the Lakshmana temple, or the Sveta-dvipa scene Back Cover are some such new interpretations offered in the book.

The square is considered divine for its perfection and as a symbolic product of knowledge and human thought, while circle is considered earthly, human and observed in everyday life moon, sun, horizon, water drop, rainbow. The surviving sculpture reflect fine details such as strands of hair, manicured nails and intricate jewelry.

It concentrates on the iconic schemes and patheons of two magnificent temples, one a rare preserved shrine of Vaikuntha-Vishnu and the other dedicated to Siva.

How to cite Khajuraho essay Choose cite format:. This changed in the 13th century; after the army of Delhi Sultanateunder the command of the Muslim Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak, attacked and seized the Chandela kingdom. In the Western media, such as in the American women's magazine Redbookthe Kamasutra is described as "Although it was written centuries ago, there's still no better sex handbook, which details hundreds of positions, each offering a subtle variation in pleasure to men and women.

In ancient and medieval literature, their kingdom has been referred to as Jijhoti, Jejahoti, Chih-chi-to and Jejakabhukti. Hinduism and Jainism thrived side by side in India, even though there are some indications of strife in the South. Yashovarman's legacy is best exhibited by the Lakshmana Temple.

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18 reproduced paintings based on the temple sculptures in Konarak and Khajuraho, the frescoes of Ajanta and Indian iconography from other sites, together with accompanying text taken from the.

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