Early phases of erotic couple sculptures in Karnataka

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Karnatakadalli dampathi (mithuna) shilpagala belavanige-Early phases of erotic couple sculptures in Karnataka

Author:  Dr.  M. P. Mahadevaiah, A. Shridhara Murthy

Place: Sannathi, Aihole, Badami

The article throws light on the origin and developmental phases of erotic sculptures in the temples of Karnataka. Earliest examples can be seen at Bouddha Stupas at Sannathi. The next phase in the history is of Basavasi Kadamba dynasty whose temples do not depict erotic sculptures. Badami Chalukyas who ruled middle and northern Karnataka after the decline of Kadambas have extensively depicted eroticism in the temples of Aihole and Badami.

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One response to “Early phases of erotic couple sculptures in Karnataka

  1. ಅವರ ಸಂಶೋಧನಾ ಪ್ರಬಂಧದ ಫಲಿತವನ್ನು ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿಸೋಣ. ಸದ್ಯ ಅಭಿನಂದಿಸೋಣ

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