The cultivation of pleasure was brought to its height with the Kamasutra: the Hindu text of erotic love. This sophisticated and provocative teaching from ancient India has continued to intrigue us for generations, offering explicit instructions in the art of living and lovemaking. Now, Wendy Doniger, one of the world's foremost scholars of Sanskrit and Hindu mythology, offers a fresh and insightful new translation of this treasury of sensual secrets with The Essential Kamasutra.
"Not what I expected"
Sexuality and spirituality are inextricably linked in the mythology and texts of ancient India. At the heart of this culture's teachings are sensuous stories of the gods making love that demonstrate the power and purpose of human passion. In Erotic Spirituality and the Kamasutra, Wendy Doniger guides us through India's seductive tales and hidden insights into the art of living and lovemaking.