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DetailsThe 1964 publication of Sir Richard Burton's translation of the "Kama Sutra" was celebrated as a literary event of the highest importance. As vital to an understanding of ancient Indian civilisation as the works of Plato and Aristotle are to the West, the "Kama Sutra" has endured for 1,700 years as an indisputable classic of world literature.Written with frankness and unassuming candour, the "Kama Sutra" remains one of the most readable of all the classics of antiquity. A work of philosophy, psychology, sociology, Hindu dogma, scientific inquiry and sexology, it is an indispensable key to understanding Indian culture.The classic guide to the art and skills of sex and love. Has a practical wisdom and appeal that remains undiminished over time.Kama-which is one of the four goals of Hindu life, means desire including sexual desire the latter being the subject of the book, and Sutra-literally means a thread or line that holds things together.This book 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.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dr. B.R. Kishore: Chaturvedi Badrinath who has done the introduction is a civil servant by profession. Lecturing and writting on Indian Philosophy is his passion and he has extensively lectured in Europe. He carried out several worthy assignments. In march 1999,he was invited to talk at Weimar on the Indian view of Nature and Man in relationship to Goethe's own views on the subject.ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: Diamond Books is one of the largest publications in India. It was established in the year 1948, and has since been publishing books on fiction, non-fiction, religion, culture, health, yoga, astrology, sports, biographies, poetry, humour, and literature. They have also published books for children in various languages like English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese and French. They have published around 2000 titles in Hindi, 600 in English, 200 in Urdu, and 100 in Bengali. They also have 6000 titles that come under well-known comic series.
SKU Code PRK B 1265 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788171820399 Author Name B.R. Kishore Publisher Name DIAMOND BOOKS