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Love In Ancient India
Love In Ancient India

Love In Ancient India

by M.L. Varadpande

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Language

English

Publisher

Wisdom Tree

ISBN

8183280501 - Year: 2007 - Pages: 141

Binding

Hardcover

M.L. Varadpande

Author: M.L. Varadpande
Publisher: Wisdom Tree
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 141
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8183280501

Description

This book chronicles the story of love which is considered an Indian creation. The first love story of the world was found in the Rig Veda and the first comprehensive work on love was written in India with Kamasutra becoming one of its offshoots. Love techniques were perfected over centuries and sculpted on the walls of temples of Khajuraho and Konarak.

Since ancient times, rishis in India have believed that it was love which came first and then followed the world. The origin and evolution of love in India is traced by the author in an elaborate manner, providing invaluable insights which make this book a rare treasury in itself. The book draws from concrete sources including cave paintings, ancient archaeological findings and a mass of literature belonging to the Vedic and Buddhist eras to give a complete portrayal of love.

Through love lyrics, humorous plays and erotic descriptions, Love in Ancient India takes you through a timeless saga of royalty and grandeur, beauty and infidelity, all of which are interspersed with the concept of the world's most bewitching expression - love.

Contents

God of Love

Business of Love

Learning of Love

Rituals of Love

Art of Love

Poetry of Love

Tales of Love

Practice of Love

Cult of Love


Select Bibliography

Index

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