The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra


A fully illustrated Kama Sutrafrom the extraordinary and rare art collection of Lance Dane.

ISBN: 9780892811380 Author: Vatsyayana, Mallanaga Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Comp Publication Date: 30th October 2003 Imprint: Inner Traditions Cover: Hardback Dewey: 613.96 (edition:21) Pages: 320 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

The erotic sentiments described in the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutraconstitute the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstatic expression of life’s beauty. In this complete and illustrated guide Lance Dane accompanies the Kama Sutratext with 269 illustrations and great works of art that encompass coins, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, ancient toys, jewelry, architecture, ivory combs, birch bark, cloth, paintings, frescoes, and scrolls. Gathered from museums and private collections around the world-as well as the author’s own collection of over 300,000 photographs-these rare images clearly illustrate all 64 sexual positions and the erotic instructions set forth in the Kama Sutra. The result is a dazzling and sensuous reading experience through which the teachings of the Kama Sutraspring to life.

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