Title Kalyanamala's Anangaranga: An Indian Erotic Sanskrit Text with English Translation
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher Delhi, India Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia 1983
Seller ID 100703
Here at last is an authentic translation of Kalyanamalla's Ananga Ranga by an eminent Indologist. Ananga Ranga is a famous Sanskrit treatise which deals with the Science and art of Love. Kalyanamalla was an undisputed master and in a sense most original authority on Erotics in Medieval.period. Ananga Ranga was the last significant work on the Kamasastra in the tradition of Kokka Pandita. It should be a work of real interest and importance to the members of the Medical profession, psycho-analysts, scholars and all those who are interested in psychology, social sciences and sexology. Kalyanamalla wrote with great accuracy, amazing perception and deep knowledge on all aspects of Sex and married life. The text maintains that courtship is a science as well as an art and must be studied and developed to enjoy the fullest happiness and pleasure of the marital life. The objective of this treatise is to show how the wed-lock stale bed could be transformed into a source of perpetual leisure and fresh excitement to the young and old couples alike making the bonas of matrimony thrilling and ever rewarding. This is the first accurate and scholarly translation of the Ananga Ranga from the original text. This edition is profusely illustrated with reproduction of famous Indian Sculptures and paintings. These illustrations depict the fascinating and delightful aspects of courtship and amorous love game. It also contains many significant explanatory notes and appendices, the glossary of Sanskrit terms, botanical names of the medicinal plants used in the work and a comprehensive bibliography add to its value. Sanskrit text with 8 figures and 50 plates make the Book a beauty object and lasting pleasure to the eyes.Printed Pages: 176 with 50 plates.
Kalyanamala's Anangaranga: An Indian Erotic Sanskrit Text with English Translation S.N. Prasad