The present translation by Sir Richard Burton of Ananga Ranga is not for the philanderer but more for those who wish to make a success of their marriage. It was written to promote complete physical enjoyment in married life. The book rightly points out that the relationship between a man and his wife is much of their own making. It shows how each of the partners may develop harmonious and happy scenario in their own lives and may cause their relationship to be one of complete satisfaction both physically and mentally, notwithstanding the shortcomings either may have. This is a book to be read and understood thoroughly and then put into practice. It is one which should be treasured and re-read from time to time. The result would lead to more successful and satisfying marriages.
About the Author:
SIR RICHARD F. BURTON, was one of the greatest travel-explorers of history. Orientalist, prolific author and member of the Royal Geographic Society, he was one of the most remarkable and controversial men of his century who railed against 'immodest modesty', the cant, and hypocrisy of his era.