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Author: Vātsyāyana Mallanāga.; Wendy Doniger; Sudhir Kakar
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics; The world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"The Kamasutra" is the oldest extant Hindu textbook of erotic love. It is about the art of living - about finding a partner, marriage, adultery, using drugs - and also about the positions in sexual  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vātsyāyana Mallanāga.; Wendy Doniger; Sudhir Kakar
ISBN: 9780192839824 0192839829 9780199539161 0199539162
OCLC Number: 783140437
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 2002.
Description: lxviii, 231 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics; The world's classics.
Other Titles: Kāmasūtra.
Responsibility: Vatsyayana Mallanaga ; a new, complete English translation of the Sanskrit text with excerpts from the Sanskrit Jayamangala commentary of Yashodhara Indrapada, the Hindi Jaya commentary of Devadatta Shastri, and explanatory notes by the translators ; transl. and ed. by Wendy Doniger and Sudhir Kakar.
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