Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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The Konark Sun Temple – India`s Sexual Universe

The 13th century Konark Sun Temple in Orissa is one of the most spectacular buildings in India and features a vast array of erotic sandstone carvings.  View more images on my flickr page.

Dakshin Kali – Bloodbath for a Goddess

There are many Kali temples in the Kathmandu Valley but only one demands daily sacrifices – Dakhshin Kali. And on Saturdays, the blood runs faster, deeper and longer than on any other day. The first rays of the sun break through the pine trees that cover the steep slope that seems to drop right down […]

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