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According to Baudhayana Dharmasutra, adultery committed with wives of musicians and actors should not be regarded as a punishable offense: Corporal punishment shall not be inflicted for adultery with the wives of minstrels and play-actors; for their husbands themselves either actually lead them to other men, or concealed at home, permit them to hold ...


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While agreeing to the answer of one member (@sv.), I am providing my answer below. The Khajuraho temples feature a variety of artwork, of which 10% is sexual or erotic art outside and inside the temples. We have to remember that Sex was never decried in the Veda or subsequent literature. Sex is but Natural to all living beings. And, to gratify sexual ...


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N. Ramesan in The Tirumala Temple explains the idea behind those erotic scenes depicted in temple art: Erotic Sculptures These are erotic scenes shown in the sculptures in the Pratima mandapa. Such scenes are not unknown in temples. The shāstras lay down that Kāma is one of the purushārthas of life and the Vishnudharmottara which is a standard ...


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