Khajuraho Lakshmana Temple
Khajuraho Lakshmana Temple, a Sandhara Temple of the Panchayatan variety, stands on a high platform and consists of an entrance porch, mandapa, maha mandapa, antrala and garbhagriha.
Although Khajuraho is known for its erotic sculptures, it is important to note that these represent less than 10% of the total sculptures.
Several hypotheses are out there which try to explain the presence erotic sculpture amongst religious art.
One hypothesis states that these figures were designed to test the spiritual strength of the yogis.
Erotic symbolism is in prevalent in the art works of Hinduism, Budhism and Jainism.