An ancient Hindu text, The Kama Sutra is attributed to Vatsyayana a Vedic philosopher of the Gupta Empire. The book offers advice on the practice of sexual intercourse, with additional passages about virtue, love, family, and other aspects of human life. It is arguably the world s most famous literary document concerning human sexuality.
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Sir Richard F. Burton's translation of "The Kama Sutra remains one of the best English interpretations of this early Indian treatise on politics, social customs, love, and intimacy. Its crisp style set a new standard for Sanskrit translation.
"The Kama Sutra stands uniquely as a work of psychology, sociology, Hindu dogma, and sexology. It has been a celebrated classic of Indian literature for 1,700 years and a window for the West into the culture and mysticism of the East.
This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative text of Sir Richard F. Burton's 1883 translation.
“[The Kama Sutra is] tender, sage, and domestic.” —Fawn M. Brodie
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