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and#160; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; A full-color collection of Eastern erotic art that presents lovemaking as a highly spiritual expression.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; Brings together some of the finest examples of erotic art from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of Nepalese royalty.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; Includes commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; Companion book to andlt;iandgt;The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japanandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Hindu culture has always viewed lovemaking as one of the highest forms of spiritual and artistic expression. In the past it was customary to present newlyweds with beautifully painted erotic manuals on their wedding night. These andquot;pillow books,andquot; often illustrated by great artists, helped to break down barriers and initiate the young couples into the aesthetics and techniques of physical love.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;A variety of pillow books are represented in andlt;iandgt;The Erotic Sentimentandlt;/iandgt;, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of a Nepalese king. Accompanying these exquisite reproductions are commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises. Together with the paintings, they elevate physical love to the spiritual realm of joyous ecstasy.

Synopsis:

A variety of pillow books are represented in The Erotic Sentiment, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of a Nepalese king. Accompanying these exquisite reproductions are commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises. Together with the paintings, they elevate physical love to the spiritual realm of joyous ecstasy.

Synopsis:

 

•  A full-color collection of Eastern erotic art that presents lovemaking as a highly spiritual expression.

•  Brings together some of the finest examples of erotic art from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of Nepalese royalty.

•  Includes commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises.

•  Companion book to The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japan.

Hindu culture has always viewed lovemaking as one of the highest forms of spiritual and artistic expression. In the past it was customary to present newlyweds with beautifully painted erotic manuals on their wedding night. These "pillow books," often illustrated by great artists, helped to break down barriers and initiate the young couples into the aesthetics and techniques of physical love.

A variety of pillow books are represented in The Erotic Sentiment, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of a Nepalese king. Accompanying these exquisite reproductions are commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises. Together with the paintings, they elevate physical love to the spiritual realm of joyous ecstasy.

Synopsis:

Beautiful erotic scrolls, manuals, or books were customarily presented in Oriental cultures to couples on the occasion of their marriage. These "pillow books" served to break down barriers and initiate the newlyweds into the aesthetics and techniques of physical love. A variety of artistic styles from the pillow books is presented here, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal.

About the Author

Nik Douglas (1944-2012) and Penny Slinger are the authors of andlt;Iandgt;Sexual Secrets, Erotic Sentiment: In the Paintings of China and Japanandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Secret Dakini Oracleandlt;/Iandgt;, and Douglas is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Spiritual Sex andlt;/Iandgt;and andlt;Iandgt;The Path of the Mystic Loverandlt;/Iandgt;. Douglas studied Eastern art, philosophy, and sexual traditions while living for eight years in the Himalayas. He was one of the world's leading authenticators of Oriental art.Penny Slinger is a graduate of Chelsea College of Fine Arts and one of Europe's foremost erotic artists. She and Nik Douglas are the authors of andlt;Iandgt;Sexual Secrets, Erotic Sentiment: In the Paintings of China and Japanandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Secret Dakini Oracle.andlt;/Iandgt;

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Erotic Sentiment

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892816859
Author:
Douglas, Nik
Author:
Slinger, Penny
Publisher:
Park Street Press
Subject:
Sexuality - Manuals
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Paintings, indic
Subject:
Art, nepali
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Human Figure
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
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
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
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
66 color plates
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.2 in 9.835 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A variety of pillow books are represented in The Erotic Sentiment, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of a Nepalese king. Accompanying these exquisite reproductions are commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises. Together with the paintings, they elevate physical love to the spiritual realm of joyous ecstasy.
"Synopsis" by ,  

•  A full-color collection of Eastern erotic art that presents lovemaking as a highly spiritual expression.

•  Brings together some of the finest examples of erotic art from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of Nepalese royalty.

•  Includes commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises.

•  Companion book to The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japan.

Hindu culture has always viewed lovemaking as one of the highest forms of spiritual and artistic expression. In the past it was customary to present newlyweds with beautifully painted erotic manuals on their wedding night. These "pillow books," often illustrated by great artists, helped to break down barriers and initiate the young couples into the aesthetics and techniques of physical love.

A variety of pillow books are represented in The Erotic Sentiment, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal, including pieces from the private collection of a Nepalese king. Accompanying these exquisite reproductions are commentaries and translations of verse from authentic Tantric treatises. Together with the paintings, they elevate physical love to the spiritual realm of joyous ecstasy.

"Synopsis" by , Beautiful erotic scrolls, manuals, or books were customarily presented in Oriental cultures to couples on the occasion of their marriage. These "pillow books" served to break down barriers and initiate the newlyweds into the aesthetics and techniques of physical love. A variety of artistic styles from the pillow books is presented here, bringing together some of the finest examples from India and Nepal.
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