Kama's Flowers

Kama's Flowers

Author: Valerie Ritter

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9781438435671

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 371

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Explores the transformation of Hindi poetry as it reflects a changing society during the period from 1885 to 1925.

Kama Sutra

Kama Sutra

Author: Dr. Ava Cadell

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241887646

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 618

Idiot's Guides: Kama Sutra is a fun and insightful guide to the ancient arts of the Kama Sutra, as well as many more contemporary methods and techniques for modern lovemaking. Readers will learn from hundreds of beautiful, full color photos that illustrate not only the traditional movements of the Kama Sutra, but also many of the most contemporary methods for taking lovemaking from tedious to intoxicating! The author takes readers from the roots of the ancients arts of the Kama Sutra through essential warms-ups like aphrodisiacs, erotic massage, and how to turn a lover on through the senses. Other sizzling sections cover orgasms, the G-spot, erogenous zones, and more. Through beautiful, how-to photos readers will learn the fundamental movements of the traditional Kama Sutra (as well as a few more), the oral pleasures, toys and fetishes, and much more. Finally, readers will learn how to keep the fire ignited not only in the bedroom, but in their relationships, and how The Kama Sutra is not just about making love, it's about connecting with and cherishing a lover every day.

God of Desire

God of Desire

Author: Catherine Benton

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9780791482612

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 988

Presents Kamadeva, the Hindu god of desire, in tales, art, and ritual. Also covers Kamadeva's appearance in Buddhist lore.

Śiva, the Erotic Ascetic

Śiva, the Erotic Ascetic

Author: Wendy Doniger

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195202502

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 386

View: 773

A detailed look at Hindu mythology is accompanied by a discussion of the asceticism, eroticism, and symbolism of the myths

Kama Sutra (Illustrated Edition)

Kama Sutra (Illustrated Edition)

Author: Vatsyayana

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4064066057282

Category: Self-Help

Page: 137

View: 409

"Man should study the Kama Sutra and the arts and sciences subordinate thereto, in addition to the study of the arts and sciences contained in Dharma and Artha. Even young maids should study this Kama Sutra along with its arts and sciences before marriage, and after it they should continue to do so with the consent of their husbands."_x000D_ Kama Sutra is an ancient Indian text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature written by Vātsyāyana. A portion of the work consists of practical advice on sexual intercourse.Contrary to popular perception, especially in the western world, Kama sutra is not exclusively a sex manual; it presents itself as a guide to a virtuous and gracious living that discusses the nature of love, family life and other aspects pertaining to pleasure oriented faculties of human life._x000D_ Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator and diplomat. Burton's best-known achievements include a well-documented journey to Mecca, in disguise; an unexpurgated translation of One Thousand and One Nights (commonly called The Arabian Nights in English); the publication of the Kama Sutra in English and an expedition with J. H. Spake to discover the source of Nile._x000D_ TABLE OF CONTENTS_x000D_ Book_x000D_ Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana_x000D_ Biography_x000D_ Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright_x000D_ Romance of Isabel Lady Burton: The Story of Her Life (Vol.1&2)

The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

Author: Vatsyayana

Publisher: Kama Shastra Society of London and Benares

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 179

View: 218

Translated by Sir R.F. Burton.--cf. N.M. Penzer, An annotated bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton ... London, 1893, p. 163. " ... probably translated by Burton and Arbuthnot ... " -- Byron Farwell. Burton: a biography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, 1964 ed., p. 363.

Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys

Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys

Author: Menka Gandhi

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9788184758368

Category: Reference

Page: 444

View: 254

Choosing a name for your child has never been easier The Penguin Book of Hindu Names has sold over 50,000 copies since it was published almost a decade ago. The product of several years of research, it is an exhaustive and user-friendly compilation, with information on sources and usage. For the first time, this classic work is available in a two-volume set, divided into names for boys and those for girls, making it more accessible. Including modern names and those which are popular, The Penguin Book of Hindu Names for Boys serves as a practical guide for choosing the perfect name for your son. It is also a precise and invaluable sourcebook for scholars and lay readers alike who would like to know what familiar (and not so familiar) Hindu names actually mean.

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

Author:

Publisher: Serindia Publications, Inc.

ISBN: 1932476032

Category: Art, Tibetan

Page: 262

View: 682

Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs, this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious.