This is the only truly authentic translation of Kama Sutra from the ancient Sanskrit. The actual translation, sutra by sutra, is preceded by an Introduction, which traces the development of the subject through the Vedic and post-Vedic periods. The author provides a valuable comparative study of the various texts and a complete Glossary of Sanskrit terms.
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