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Kama Samuha of Sri Anant Kavi

By: Amal Shib Pathak

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Sanskrit Sansthan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100551

Condition: New


Ananta's Kama Samuha appears on page 358 Vol III. Of New Catalogus Catalogorum. It is a later day work on Kama Shashtra. Its distinguishing features are description of seasons, description of each and every limb of female body, besides the core topics of erotics, and lastly, the description of detachment from worldly pleasures i.e. 'Vairagya'. These topics have been touched upon by many poets of Sanskrit literature over the centuries. However, it is Ananta who has brought these within the fold of a work on Kama Shashtra. Poetic description of female body might have got impetus from the decade... View more info

Sringara Kavya of Shankar Kavi (9788189798253: 15)

By: Amal Shib Pathak

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100577

Condition: New


The Growth and Development of erotic literature in India went through Vedic references to female beauty, erotic s, and sex-dialogues of Yam-Yami & others etc. Earnest pursuit of knowledge on sexual matters appeared in the Upanishadic period. The fruition of this came from the tradition of Nandi, Svetaketu etc. Later on, scientific pursuit of sexual knowledge was over shadowed by erotic poetry. Commented upon by Anandavardhan on a different context it upholds the intrinsic poetic excellence of these erotis poems vide.Printed Pages: 77. View more info