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Procession with naked Jain monk  

Procession with naked Jain monk

Hindu temples, naked monks & erotic carvings in Khajuraho

March 31st 2007
After a train ride and long bus ride past miles of wheat fields, houses with roofs made of cowdung patties, and difficult, semi-paved roads that seemed to be constantly under construction and blocked by cows, we arrived late yesterday afternoon in the small town of Khajuraho, which I think has about 35,000 people. Religion is deeply entwined in every-day life in India, and in Khajuraho, we exp ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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