Milk Products of Medieval Karnataka
A Sexual Union
Detail from a medieval wall painting
"Removal of Clothes is Optional"
Couple making love with clothes on. Detail from a wall painting in town of Tumkur
A Noble Offers a Pearl Necklace to his Lover
Illustration from Ragamalika, c. 19th century
Lovers play hide and seek game in a forest.
"Not Tonight Dear"
Woman expressing unwillingness for intimacy
Couple Engaged in Foreplay
Love, like liquor, intoxicates!
Lovers in Pahari style.
Physical masturbation act in a painting found in Sibi.
Close-up of Another Wood Carved Erotic Panel
A Welcome to Bed
Panel shows a lady in bridal dress welcoming her man, perhaps depicting first night
The lady shows her respect to fully erect "Linga"
With full vigor, the couple is in coitus
The man mounting on his woman
The couple having "Tangential" Mithuna (coitus)
The man is targetting his "linga" into "yoni".
Lady guides the Linga into her Yoni
Detail from a carving on the chariot of Gunavente (Uttara Kannada) village
Lady Calming-down an Erect Man
Wooden sculpture from a chariot, Gunavante village
Artistic arrangement of two couples in coitus.
A Festival Chariot from Konkan Coast
The Earliest Linga
The earliest "Linga" found in Mohenjodaro remains which dates to 3000 B.C. It has a great resemble to human penis and different parts could be identified.
Male Organ as a Symbol of Lord Shiva
Some sculptures have used black granite to erect a "Linga" at the middle of which Shiva stands out.
Phallus as a Symbol of Lord Shiva
In the Shiva temple in Kurudumalai (Karnataka) a great variety of "Lingas" could be observed.
The rich and powerful carried "Shiva Linga" in specially made golden pouches. This "Karendika" is attached to a "Rudraksha Mala".
Half Man, Half Woman
"Uma-Maheswara" or "Ardha-nareswara" is a concept of human gynandromorph in which half the body has male characters and remainder has that of a female.
An excellent sculpture of "Uma-Maheswara" located at Banashankari (Bijapur district) wherein the masculine and feminine characters are beautifully carved in a single icon.
"Lajja-Gauri" of Ballegavi, Shikarpur District
A Tree with wide leaves in a Rangoli Design
View of the Garden from inside of Tippu's Summer Palace
Woman putting on Makeup excites a Man
Small Talk as Foreplay
Couple chatting on a bed -- sculpture from a medieval temple, Bhatkal
Man consoles lover before parting for a long time.
Japanese Sumer Painting by Girija Madhavan
Man in Heat -- Sculpture from Medieval India
Man uses his Phallus to beat the drum!
Scuplture from Bagali shows woman dancing to his tune
Group Sex Depicted in a Relief
Detail from a panel from Keladi temple, Town of Sagar
A Couple in Coitus
Sculpture from Hosanagar in Shimoga
Sculpture from Nad-kalse, Karnataka
Painted Leather Puppet, Karnataka
During the performance it looks as if the man is chasing the woman!
Leather Puppet of a Woman holding Sweets (Laddu)
Indian Leather Puppet
Notice the Egyptian Influence(?)
Close-up of an Indian Emperor
Detail of a leather puppet from Karnataka