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The Complete Kāma-Sūtra: The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text - Mallanaga Vātsyāyana, Alain Daniélou
The Complete Kāma-Sūtra: The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text
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This definitive volume is the first modern translation of Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra to include two essential commentaries: the Jayamangala of Yashodhara and the modern Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shastri. Alain Danilou spent four years comparing versions of the Kama Sutra in Sanskrit, Hindi,... show more
This definitive volume is the first modern translation of Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra to include two essential commentaries: the Jayamangala of Yashodhara and the modern Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shastri. Alain Danilou spent four years comparing versions of the Kama Sutra in Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, and English, drawing on his intimate experience of India, to preserve the full explicitness of the original. I wanted to demystify India, he writes, to show that a period of great civilization, of high culture, is forcibly a period of great liberty. 
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780892814923 (0892814926)
ASIN: 892814926
Publisher: Park Street Press
Pages no: 564
Edition language: English
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Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it
No need to feel mortified reading this book! Blessedly free of awkward 60s-ish drawn illustrations, Cosmo-esque cartoon figures, or really disquieting photographs of therapist/lovers modeling the poses, this edition of Kama Sutra offers the original, notorious, and famed work in a clean, straight-fo...
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Note that this doesn't include the "two essential commentaries" or whatever that Cindy read, which makes it 300 pages shorter and much much better. And look how pretty it is! need.
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