India has been a land of temples with finest art and architecture across its geographical destinations. While very often many endless questions start brainstorming after being ascertained with the erotic sex sculptures on the wall so of temple for the devotees and visitors to the holy religious place. Discussions and rumors have been abundant after these erotic sculptures while only a few could be found valid and acceptable.
Why Do Hindu Temples Walls and Other Structures Have Sex Sculptures and Architecture?
Hindu religion is one of the largest religion which is followed by millions across globe and has its roots relating to early inception of humans and civilization on earth. Temples of Hindu have been often denoted as the replicas of the cosmology of the universe. As per the spiritual and religious manuscripts and Vedas it has been stated that the architecture and the sculptures of a temple not only limns the cosmology of the universe but explicitly portrays sensual material pleasures on their walls, which conveys the point that we do not have to get distracted by these temptations and should move forward single mindedly towards the Lord and Almighty.
Nudity has always been associated with renunciation in spirituality in most of largest religions which have been followed my many across the world. India’s highly followed spiritual and motivational leader Vivekananda said “Unless you are spiritually mature enough, don’t read Raslila, because you are going to mis read it” Hence we can conclude that for the uninformed vision these depictions of erotic sculptures may appear vulgar, but to the informed one they are replicas of the soul’s spiritual journey towards God which can be claimed as the first point and the primary understanding.
By R P K Rathod