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  1. Faunos

    The Kamasutra is the oldest extant textbook of erotic love. But it is more than a book about sex. It is about the art of living--about finding a partner, maintaining power in a marriage, committing adultery, living as or with a courtesan, using drugs--and also, of course, about the many and varied positions available to lovers in sexual intercourse and the pleasures to be derived from each.4/5(29).
  2. Kagalmaran

    Excerpts From the “New” Kama Sutra By Edith ZimmermanFebruary 7, Convenient for Valentine’s Day and the timeless cycle of human sexuality, there’s anew translation of the Kama Sutra. The classic “sophisticated guide to living well” ($10) comes as a matte paperback featuring artily entwined couples spelling out the book’s Edith Zimmerman.
  3. Kigalkree

    Aug 23,  · An Excerpt where she talks about Women in Kamasutra: The Kamasutra assumes a kind of sexual freedomfor women that would have appalled Manu but simply does not interest Kautilya. Vatsyayana is a strong advocate for women’s sexual pleasure.
  4. Kikasa

    E-BOOK EXCERPT "In this scholarly and superbly readable book, one of the world's foremost authorities on ancient Indian texts seeks to restore the Kamasutra to its proper place in the Sanskrit canon, as a landmark of India's secular literature.
  5. Tygosar

    Summary. The Kamasutra, composed in the third century CE, is the world’s most famous textbook of erotic is nothing remotely like it even today, and for its time it was astonishingly sophisticated. Yet, it is all but ignored as a serious work in its country of origin—sometimes taken as a matter of national shame rather than pride—and in the rest of the world it is a source of.
  6. Aragrel

    Mar 11,  · Sir Richard Burton’s Version of the Kamasutra One reason why the Kamasutra plays almost no role at all in the sexual consciousness of contemporary Indians is that it is known, in both India and Europe, almost entirely through the flawed English translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton.(Popular, abridged versions of the Kamasutra in Hindi and other Indian languages have also .
  7. Shaktizilkree

    Sex and ancient Indian women: Excerpts from Wendy Doniger's book Composed in the third century CE, the Kamasutra is the most famous text of erotic love. .
  8. Tautilar

    Excerpt: The Arts of Seduction by Seema Anand In The Arts of Seduction, author Seema Anand writes that she wants to introduce the contemporary reader to the Kama Sutra primarily for its language.

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