Plucking her Petals

“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”
(Rabindranath Tagore – Indian Poet, Playwright and Essayist, Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, 1861-1941)

This sensuous maiden from Khajuraho was sculpted during the the golden age and is now standing in a room of the Bharat Kala Bhavan, the Art and Archaeological Museum of Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi (Benaras).
It is a model of timeless indian beauty.

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