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The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra

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A fully illustrated andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; from the extraordinary and rare art collection of Lance Dane andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; The first complete translation to illustrate all 64 sexual postures described in the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Includes 269 rare images andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Composed by one of the worldandrsquo;s foremost scholars of the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; and Indian art andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The erotic sentiments described in the Hindu love classic the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; constitute the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic expression of lifeandrsquo;s beauty. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; text with 269 illustrations and great works of art that encompass coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the worldandmdash;as well as the authorandrsquo;s own collection of over 300,000 photographsandmdash;these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutra. andlt;/Iandgt;The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; spring to life.

Synopsis:

SEXUALITY

Completely illustrated for the first time, the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutra continues the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic union.

In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the Kama Sutra text with 250 illustrations and great works of art from coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the world--as well the author's own collection of over 300,000 photographs--these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the Kama Sutra. The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the Kama Sutra spring to life.

LANCE DANE is a writer, photographer, renowned scholar, and the founder of the Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art in Delhi. He has dedicated over five decades to researching and archiving all aspects of the Kama Sutra and other pre-Vedic and Vedic classical erotica. His private collections of over 9,000 books on Indian art and architecture and his 300,000 archival photographs are housed in the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. He lives in India.

Synopsis:

A fully illustrated Kama Sutra from the extraordinary and rare art collection of Lance Dane

• The first complete translation to illustrate all 64 sexual postures described in the Kama Sutra

• Includes 269 rare images

• Composed by one of the world’s foremost scholars of the Kama Sutra and Indian art

The erotic sentiments described in the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutra constitute the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic expression of life’s beauty.

In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the Kama Sutra text with 269 illustrations and great works of art that encompass coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the world—as well as the author’s own collection of over 300,000 photographs—these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the Kama Sutra. The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the Kama Sutra spring to life.

About the Author

Lance Dane is a writer, photographer, renowned scholar, and the founder of the Sanskriti Museum of Every Day Art in Delhi. He has dedicated over five decades to researching and archiving all aspects of the andlt;Iandgt;Kama Sutraandlt;/Iandgt; and other pre-Vedic and Vedic classical erotica. His private collections of over 9,000 books on Indian art and architecture and his 300,000 archival photographs are housed in the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. He lives in India.

Table of Contents

The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra

Preface to Kama Sutra

Introduction to Kama Sutra

Book 1--General Principles

Study of the Shastras

Dharma, Artha, Kama

Study of Arts, Sciences

Man about Town

Nayikas and Messengers

Book 2--Love-Play and Sexual Union

Sexual Union

The Embrace

The Kiss

Pressing and Nail Marks

The Bite

Sexual Vigor and Intensity

Striking and Spontaneous Sounds

Donning the Male Role

Oral Congress

Beginning and End of Congress

Book 3--Courtship and Marriage

Betrothal and Marriage

Instilling Confidence in the Bride

Courting a Maid

Behavior of a Couple

Kinds of Marriage

Book 4--The Wife

Duties of a Wife

Senior and Junior Wives

Book 5--Seducing the Wives of Others

Characteristics of Men and Women

Getting Acquainted

Ascertaining Emotions

Duties of a Go-between

Behavior of a King

Conduct of Ladies of the Inner Court

Book 6--The Courtesan

Beguiling the Right Man

Living as his Wife

Acquiring Wealth

Reconciliation

Special Gains

Gains and Losses

Book 7--Secret Lore, Extraneous Stimulation, and Sexual Power

Beautifying the Body

Regarding Virility

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892811380
Editor:
Dane, Lance
Publisher:
Inner Traditions
Editor:
Dane, Lance
Author:
Vatsyayana, Mallanaga
Author:
Vatsyayana
Author:
Dane, Lance
Location:
Rochester, VT
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Erotic art
Subject:
Sexual intercourse
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
Sexuality & Gender Studies
Subject:
Erotic literature, Indic
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Subject:
CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;I
Subject:
CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;I
Subject:
CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;I
Subject:
CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;I
Subject:
CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;I
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
32
Publication Date:
20031007
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
269 color illustrations
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 x 1 in 36.19 oz

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"Synopsis" by , SEXUALITY

Completely illustrated for the first time, the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutra continues the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic union.

In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the Kama Sutra text with 250 illustrations and great works of art from coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the world--as well the author's own collection of over 300,000 photographs--these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the Kama Sutra. The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the Kama Sutra spring to life.

LANCE DANE is a writer, photographer, renowned scholar, and the founder of the Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art in Delhi. He has dedicated over five decades to researching and archiving all aspects of the Kama Sutra and other pre-Vedic and Vedic classical erotica. His private collections of over 9,000 books on Indian art and architecture and his 300,000 archival photographs are housed in the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. He lives in India.

"Synopsis" by , A fully illustrated Kama Sutra from the extraordinary and rare art collection of Lance Dane

• The first complete translation to illustrate all 64 sexual postures described in the Kama Sutra

• Includes 269 rare images

• Composed by one of the world’s foremost scholars of the Kama Sutra and Indian art

The erotic sentiments described in the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutra constitute the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic expression of life’s beauty.

In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the Kama Sutra text with 269 illustrations and great works of art that encompass coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the world—as well as the author’s own collection of over 300,000 photographs—these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the Kama Sutra. The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the Kama Sutra spring to life.

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