The Khajuraho Temples sculpture
The Khajuraho temples have several thousand statues and art
works, with Kandarya Mahadeva temple alone decorated with over 870. There is
iconographic symbolism embedded in the arts displayed in Khajuraho temples. Core
Hindu values are expressed in multitude of ways.
The walls of the temples of Khajuraho are highly decorated with elaborately carved sculptures.
Although temples of Khajuraho are famed for their erotic art,
sexual themes occupy less than 10% of the temples sculpture.
most sex scene panels are balanced with the non-
The wall arts cover numerous
aspects of human life and values
considered major in Hindu pantheon.