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The Kama Sutra is the original practical sex manual - with advice on behavior, etiquette and relationships as well as embraces, kisses and best positions for maximum sexual pleasure.

The Kama Sutra is the bestselling sex book of all time and is considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior. This stunning new edition of the ancient Hindu guide to lovemaking combines the classic Kama Sutra text with an exceptional collection of explicit Indian artworks in glorious full color. It is the original practical sex manual - with advice on behavior , etiquette and relationships as well as embraces, kisses and the best positions for maximum sexual pleasure. Following the original English-language translation by Sir Richard Burton, and with inspirational quotes highlighted to catch the eye, and decorative Indian motifs adding authenticity, this is the ultimate gift for lovers and connoisseurs of sensual pleasure.

About the Author

Mallana-ga Va-tsya-yana was the Hinud philosopher credited with writing the original work in the sixth century AD. In his own words, 'a person acquainted with the true principles of science, who preserves his Dharma (virtue or religious merit) , his Artha (worldly wealth) and his Kama (pleasure or sensual gratification), and who has regard to the customs of the people, is sure to obtain mastery over his senses. In short, an intelligent and knowing person attending to Dharma and Artha and also to Kama, without becoming the slave of his passions, will obtain success in everything he may do.'

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was an English explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat. His best-known achievements include travelling in disguise to Mecca, an unexpurgated translation of 'One Thousand and One Nights',and bringing the Kama Sutra to publication in English - thereby introducing the world to what is now regarded as the standard work on human sexual behavior. Following a career in the army of the East India Company serving in India (and later briefly, in the Crimean War), he was engaged by the Royal Geographical Society to explore the east coast of Africa and led the expedition guided by the locals that discovered Lake Tanganyika. In later life he served as British Consul in Fernando Po, Santos, Damascus and finally, Trieste. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and was awarded a knighthood in 1886.

Product Details

Va Tsya Yana, Mallana Ga
Burton, Richard Francis
Va-Tsya-Yana, Mallana-Ga
Burton, Richard
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
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Grade Level:
from P up to 17
9.625 x 7.875 x 0.95 in 2.16 lb
Age Level:
up to 99

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