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Westling in a Moghul Court
Detail from a Mogul miniature painting
Mogul Period Paintings
Coconut Grove
Coconut Grove

Houses surrounded by coconut trees-- somewhere on the Konkan coast
Coconut Grove
Handicapped Boy Eats Rice
A Handicapped Boy at a Choultry

Mythological warrior, leather puppet
Leather Puppets
Leather Puppet
Shoorpanakha -- Ravana's sister
A mythological character from the Ramayana, leather puppet

Imam Saab, India
Konkani Speaking Indian Muslim
Line Drawing by K.L. Kamat
A Yakshagana pose

The Ishwara Linga
It symbolizes the union of cosmic powers of Shiva and his lover Uma
The Lingam
Rangoli Design
Rangoli design patterns

Gajasura Mardana
Taming of the elephant demon
Taming of the elephant demon
Figure this!
Figure this!
Exotic animals from ancient Indian sculptures

Coconut trees, river and hill
Scenery from coastal Karnataka
Coastal Karnataka
Shilabalika of Belur
Portrait of a stone maiden
Shilabalika and accompanying sculptural décor

Boats on Kasarkod beach, Honavar
Boats on the Beach
Stamps of Portuguese Ruled Goa
Stamps of Portuguese Ruled Goa

Shanmugam (Karthikeya) on a peacock
Note that the name of the sculptor Mab-sanmab has been carved at the base of the panel
Hoysala Period Sculpture
Deer hunter with his bow and arrow
Deer hunter with his bow and arrow
Several social themes have been depicted in Hoysala sculptures

Milk and curds being transported in Kavadi.
Earthen pots are carried in rope baskets hung from either side of a long pole
Milk Products
In some Hoysala temples the brackets are carved from a single slab into images
In some Hoysala temples the brackets are carved from a single slab into images

A damsel admires herself in a mirror
Hoysala temple sculpture
Shilabalika with Mirror
Romance of Siva & Parvati
Presence of smiling Gana indicates that Shiva and Uma are in a gay mood

Romance of Shiva and Uma
Lotus in Uma's left hand stimulates their erotic urges
Badami temple sculpture
Romance of Shiva and Parvati
Romance of Siva & Parvati
Divine love. A Gana (follower) helps his master Shiva get intimate with his lover

Uma is depicted as having round legs, attractive thighs, thin waist, round breasts and shapely arms
Romance of Siva & Parvati
Romance of Siva & Parvati
Badami Sculprture
Sculpture shows a remarkable back view of Parvati

A rural couple sitting on a cot caress each other
Chalukan period sculpture, Badami
Romance of Commoners, Badami
Romance of Commoners
Man Fondles Wife
Badami sculpture

A young, school going Gandhi
Rephotographed from a line drawing; original artist not known
Mahatma Gandhi Album
Mahatma Gandhi Album
Gandhi as a young adult in England

Gandhi the lawyer arrives in India
Rephotographed from a line drawing; original artist not known
Mahatma Gandhi Album
Mahatma Gandhi Album
Gandhi -- Man of Firm Step
Rephotographed from a line drawing; original artist not known

Lambani Lady of Sondur
Faces of india
Jenu-Kuruba Woman
Widow of a Mahut (Elephant Trainer)
A housewife of the Jenu-Kuruba (honey-bee farmers) community, Heggededevana Kote

Girl from Himachal in a festive mood
A tourist dressed as a native
Faces of India
Veer Sawarkar
Vinayak D. Sawarkar -- freedom fighter, historian, scholar

Jogevva (temple woman) of Savadatti, Dharwad
Devadasis, or temple women live in temples and practice prostitution. It is an ancient custom still alive in parts of India
Faces of India
Faces of India
Dressed to attend a wedding
Portrait of a Gramokkal woman

The Milkmaid (Gouli), The Village of Kansur
"I asked the lady to expose her ornaments but was surprised when she unbuttoned her blouse! -- Perhaps blouse is just another ornament for her." - Photographer
Stories Behind Pictures
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
A lady vigorously churns curds and excites a man

Man massages a lovely woman -- Bhatkal temple sculpture
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
Couple on a swing grows intimate with each other

This interesting sculpture shows two sages accosting a courtesan
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
Birth of a child -- the natural culmination of sexual activity
This Bhatkal temple has beautiful social themes carved on its panels (15th century)

Indian Farmer with a Plough
Leather Puppets
Leather Puppets
Close-up of the farmer

Close up of elephant with its decorations -- leather puppet
Leather Puppets
Leather Puppets
The riders are made to dance with an attached stick

Painted Leather Puppet of Ganesh
Leather Puppets

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