The Hindu Temple

Among the motifs that provide protection in the Hindu temple are erotic female images , the displayed female yoni , and ritual sexual exhibitionism in which the conjunction of male and female is stressed ( Fig . 30 ) .

Author: George Michell

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226532305

Category: Architecture

Page: 192

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A reprint with a new preface of the Harper edition (1977) of Michell's standard introduction. He explains the cultural, religious, and architectural significance of the temple, illustrating his points with many photographs, building plans, and drawings of architectural details. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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