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The Kama Sutra: 2017 Edition (Paperback)

The Kama Sutra: 2017 Edition By Richard Burton (Translator), Vatsyayana Cover Image
By Richard Burton (Translator), Vatsyayana
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The Kama Sutra, is an ancient Indian text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature written by the Indian scholar Vatsyayana. A portion of the work consists of practical advice on sex. Kama means sensual or sexual pleasure, and sutra are the guidlines of yoga, the word itself means thread in Sanskrit. The Kama Sutra is the oldest and most notable of a group of texts known generically as Kama Shastra). Traditionally, the first transmission of Kama Shastra or "Discipline of Kama" is attributed to Nandi the sacred bull, Shiva's doorkeeper, who was moved to sacred utterance by overhearing the lovemaking of the god and his wife Parvati and later recorded his utterances for the benefit of mankind.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781548158057
ISBN-10: 1548158054
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 17th, 2017
Pages: 230
Language: English