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Khajuraho- A Rhapsody in Stone

The temples of Khajuraho depict the story of life in intricate sculpturing and exquisite architecture. They are an epitome of the four goals of human life as accorded by Hinduism-kama, artha, dharma and moksha. Kama the human desire for pleasure, artha the search for wealth and power, dharma or fulfilment of one’s duty and finally …

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Sanchi- The Site of Stupas

‘Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life’ said Buddha. This quote perhaps describes the realization of Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, who after the bloodshed of the Kalinga war, realized its futility and chose the spiritual path of Buddhism. Situated on the hill of Sanchi are the dome-shaped Buddhist …

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