The Complete Kāma Sūtra
The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text by Vātsyāyana : Including the Jayamangalā Commentary From the Sanskrit by Yashodhara and Extracts From the Hindi Commentary by Devadatta ShāstrāBook - 1994
This definitive volume is the first modern translation of Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra to include two essential commentaries: the Jayamangala of Yashodhara and the modern Hindi commentary by Devadatta Shastri. Alain Danilou spent four years comparing versions of the Kama Sutra in Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, and English, drawing on his intimate experience of India, to preserve the full explicitness of the original. I wanted to demystify India, he writes, to show that a period of great civilization, of high culture, is forcibly a period of great liberty.
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Park Street Press, c1994
Branch Call Number: 306.7 Vat 3558
Characteristics: vii, 564 p. ;,24 cm