Khajuraho "the Temples of Love" have a rich
display of intricately carved statues
The vast majority of arts depict various aspects the everyday
life, mythical stories as well as symbolic display of various secular and
spiritual values important in Hindu tradition. For example, depictions show
women putting on makeup, musicians making music, potters, farmers, and other
folks in their daily life during the medieval era. These scenes are in the outer
padas as is typical in Hindu temples.
The walls of all Khajuraho temples are luxuriantly decorated with elaborately carved sculptures.
Although temples of Khajuraho are renowned for their sex art,
sexual themes cover less than 10% of the temples walls art.
most sexual images are in balance with the non-
The art themes cover numerous
aspects of human life and values
considered important in Hindu pantheon.