Sitting on the lush green lawn looking at the magnificent Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Pained I wonder… Why such an architectural splendor and artistic expressions, beautiful to the core and full of life monuments are notoriously marketed as some sort of full of erotic obscene figurines.
Khajuraho known earlier as Kharjuravahaka, supposedly date palm trees at the gate… but other important aspect which is ignored or overlooked is the scorpion on the thigh of the motifs., symbolic to a poisonous lust.
STEP WELLS… Usually is a concept seen only in India. Throughout India there are dozens of step well. Maharashtra has one too. Step wells are used for water retention and distribution. Baramotichi Vihir, ancient Step Well, 110 feet deep and 50 feet in diameter, octagonal in shape was constructed between 1641 AD and 1646 AD by Sahu Virubhai Bhosale. It was meant to be a water source to all the farms around and a huge Amrai Garden with its 12 moats.
Beauty of life lies hidden in even the most seemingly desolate of places. Kopeshwar Temple, relatively unknown to masses, some 60 Km from Kolhapur at the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka is one such beautiful world of stunning beauties and hidden gem of an architectural marvel blended with mesmerizing and awe inspiring extravagant masterpiece of sensuous carvings and sculptures.
Poetry in stones….. a pure love story of chisel and stone.
This shilp is one of the most amazing sculpture and has a beautiful story around.
शिल्पकार के अद्भुत और उत्क्रुस्त शिल्पकारी का जीता जागता प्रमाण है.
I won’t tell you where exactly its located in Verul cause that will kill the thrill of you going and finding it out on your own but surely will tell you about the story.
Ours perception of beauty in this modern world is so much distorted. Look at these fabulous creation with its amazing and stunning beauty… A world full of Joy and Happiness.. an extraordinary phenomenon… a meaning to life. I soak in to the beautiful world of these stunning beauties with hours blanketed by the deep silences. Sensuousness grasp you at it peak with these voluptuous GanNayikas and SurSundaris.
Sanchi : on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, Built in 3rd century BC by Maurya dynasty emperor Great Ashok, 36.5 meters in diameter and almost 16.5 meters hieght stands tall with all the glory of its past. It’s one of the best Buddhist monument with epitome of craftsmanship, art and architecture I have ever seen.
In most of the Ancient Temples, before one enters in to holy sanctum, One will find amazing sculptures of amorous couple, sensuous and erotic apart from depicting beautiful voluptuous GanNayikas and SurSundaris indulged in various form of Shrungar Ras on the exterior walls.
Ellora Jain Temple
Jain Temple, Indrashabha, Cave No. 32. is a part of Jain Temple and is also called as Chota Kailasa as it is a much smaller version of the grand Kailasanatha temple.
Ellora Kailash Mandir : One of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World
The Ellora Caves (also called as Verul) are the epitome of beauty, science and architecture. Given the immense size of Ellora as whole, its unfathomable, how even one could think of attempting something so unimaginably huge and grand, but matter of fact is that our ancestor not only thought of it but also executed these and other awe inspiring marvellous and magnificent piece of architecture, brilliant and astonishingly exquisite, the magnitude of which leaves you spellbound.