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Vātsyāyana

Overview
Works: 188 works in 1,417 publications in 35 languages and 7,751 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor, Dubious author, Compiler
Classifications: HQ470.S3, 613.96
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Most widely held works by Vātsyāyana
The complete Kāma Sūtra : the first unabridged modern translation of the classic Indian text by Vātsyāyana : including the Jayamangalā commentary from the Sanskrit by Yashodhara and extracts from the Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shāstrā by Vātsyāyana( Book )

819 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in 33 languages and held by 5,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kāma Sūtra deals without ambiguity or hypocrisy with all aspects of sexual life--including marriage, adultery, prostitution, group sex, sadomasochism, male and female homosexuality, and transvestism. The text paints a fascinating portrait of secular life in classical India ... whose openness to sexuality gave rise to a highly developed expression of the erotic."--Jacket
Kâmâ Sûtra : le bréviaire de l'amour by Vātsyāyana( Book )

109 editions published between 1885 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient treatise on art of love
Kama sutra : the Hindu ritual of love by Vātsyāyana( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete illustrated Kama Sutra by Vātsyāyana( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written almost 2,000 years ago, the"Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, and how to best achieve ecstatic expression of life's beauty. Augmented with 250 illustrations and works of art gathered from museums and collections around the world, the result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the "Kama Sutra spring to life
Das Kamasutram des Vatsyayana. Die indische ars amatoria nebst dem vollständigen Kommentare (Jayamangala) des Yasodhara. Aus dem Sanskrit übersetzt von Richard Schmidt by Vātsyāyana( Book )

80 editions published between 1897 and 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kama Sutra illuminated by Andrea Marion Pinkney( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kama sutra : a guide to the art of pleasure by Vātsyāyana( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gorgeous deluxe edition of the world's most celebrated guide to life, love, relationships and pleasure. Little is known about Vatsyayana, who is reputed to have composed the Kama Sutra "while observing a celibate's life in full meditation." In Sanskrit the word "kama" means desire, especially for sensual pleasure, and its proper pursuit was considered an essential part of a young, urbane gentleman's well-rounded education. Untold numbers of readers are curious about the Kama Sutra but put off by its cliched image as an erotic Oriental curiosity. This elegant edition offers a compelling modern translation of a classic Indian masterpiece-and a wry and entertaining account of human desire and foibles
The love teachings of Kama sutra : with extracts from Koka shastra, Ananga ranga and other famous Indian works on love by Vātsyāyana( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated Kama Sutra : Ananga-ranga, perfumed garden by Vātsyāyana( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamasoetra by Vātsyāyana( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertaling van het klassieke Indiase werk over liefde en seksualiteit; met twee katernen mideleeuwse miniaturen in kleur
Kāmasūtram by Vātsyāyana( Book )

36 editions published between 1891 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient treatise, with Sanskrit text, Jayamaṅgalā Sanskrit commentary by Yaśodhara, Puruṣārthaprabhā Hindi commentary by Mādhavācārya, on art of love
Kāmasūtram : Leitfaden der Liebeskunst by Vātsyāyana( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kama sutra : the perfect bedside companion by Vātsyāyana( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kāma-sūtra : erotic figures in Indian art by Vātsyāyana( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pop-up Kama Sutra by Vātsyāyana( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pop-up Kama Sutra : 6 paper-engineered variations by Vātsyāyana( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kama sutra : a guide to the art of pleasure by Klaus Carl( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The word kama means the desire for sensual pleasure in Sanskrit, and was considered an essential part of the well-rounded education of a young, urbane gentleman. Treating pleasure as an art, Kama Sutra is a handbook covering every aspect of love and relationships. Its seven sections are devoted to the social life, courtship and marriage, extra-marital relations, the conduct of courtesans and prescriptions for enhancing attractiveness, as well as systematic, detailed instruction on sex. This new edition of Kama Sutra casts it in a new light, taking it away from the well-worn image of an erotic, Oriental curiosity. This clear, accurate translation conveys all the original flavour and feel of this elegant, intimate and hugely enjoyable work; a masterpiece of pithy description and a wry account of human desires and foibles
Kāma Sūtra : de eerste onverkorte moderne vertaling van de klassieke Indische tekst van Vātsyāyana, alsmede van het Sanskrit-commentaar Jayamangalā van Yashodhara en uittreksels uit het Hindi-commentaar van Devadatta Shāstrī by Vātsyāyana( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hindoeïstisch standaardwerk uit de 4e eeuw over de kunst van de liefde
Geïllustreerde Kama Sutra by Vātsyāyana( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antiek hindoeïstisch etiquetteboek voor de betere standen, compleet met een beschrijving van de rechten en plichten der echtelieden. In kleur geïllustreerde uitgave
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana; love precepts of the Brahmans by Vātsyāyana( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1963 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The complete Kāma Sūtra : the first unabridged modern translation of the classic Indian text by Vātsyāyana : including the Jayamangalā commentary from the Sanskrit by Yashodhara and extracts from the Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shāstrā
Alternative Names
Malla-nāga.

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Mallanāga.

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Mallānaga, Vātsjājana

Mallanga Vtsyyana

Mallanaga Watsjajana

Mallinga Watsjajana.

Vatsayayana Mallanaga

Vatśiaiana

Vatsʹi︠a︡i︠a︡na Mallanaga

Vtsjjana

Vātsjājana Mallānaga

Vatsyayan

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Vātsyāyana

Vatsyayana, Called Malla-Naga

Vātsyāyana called Mallanāga

Vātsyāyana Indian logician

Vātsyāyana Mallanaga

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Vatsyayana Mallanaga indischer Autor des in der Gelehrtensprache Sanskrit verfassten Kamasutras

Vātsyāyan̲ar.

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Watsjajana Mallanaga

Watsjajana Mallinga.

Ватсьяяна Малланага

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וטסיאיאנה

וטסיאינה מלנגה

מלנגה

वात्स्यायन

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ਬਾਤਸਾਇਨ

వాత్స్యాయన మహర్షి

ವಾತ್ಸಾಯನ

വാത്സ്യായനൻ

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Languages
English (366)

French (191)

German (186)

Spanish (158)

Italian (49)

Sanskrit (34)

Dutch (22)

Danish (17)

Polish (16)

Czech (10)

Russian (10)

Hindi (7)

Vietnamese (6)

Croatian (6)

Catalan (6)

Portuguese (5)

Marathi (5)

Bengali (5)

Finnish (4)

Tamil (3)

Basque (3)

Slovenian (3)

Kannada (2)

Oriya (2)

Latvian (2)

Serbian (2)

Gujarati (2)

Telugu (1)

Khmer (1)

Swedish (1)

Korean (1)

Panjabi (1)

Malayalam (1)

Urdu (1)

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The complete illustrated Kama SutraThe Kama Sutra illuminatedThe love teachings of Kama sutra : with extracts from Koka shastra, Ananga ranga and other famous Indian works on loveThe illustrated Kama Sutra : Ananga-ranga, perfumed gardenKama sutra : the perfect bedside companionThe pop-up Kama Sutra : 6 paper-engineered variationsKama sutra : a guide to the art of pleasure