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The Complete Kama Sutra
by Alain Danielou


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780892814923
  • ISBN-10: 0892814926
  • Publisher: Park Street Press
  • Publish Date: January 1994
  • Page Count: 576
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.4 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds


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