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Satchidanandan, Tarun Tejpal; writers like Manto and Ambai whose erotic-nostalgic writings make us feel lustful and tender at once; modern Bhakti poets like Arundhathi Subramaniam and Kala Krishnan Ramesh; and those who have treated in great depth the extraordinary conflicts that the erotic poses for an individual life: Taranatha’s History of Buddhism in India.

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Das Gupta Sri Dipak Sen, Sri Biram Mukherjea and also other officers of the publication department of the Asiatic Society to gem my book through the press and publish the same. Using the Forces of Life: Aficionados of the romantic project used the arts as a vehicle of articulation; their literature, music, drama, even grammar, was thought to be imbued with the erotic and capable of enhancing our understanding of the erotic.


That is called a gaha or gatha which contains twelve matras in the first foot, eighteen in the second, again twelve in the third and fifteen decorating it in the fourth. Poems of Life and Love in Ancient India. Vallabhacarya on the Love Games of Krsna. From the eighth century onwards there is again a long period in which very few important works have survived, the next set being from the Bhakti poets who compose discontinuously from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries in praise of erotic love with God himself.

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Here the lady is warning the guest not to come near saptasatk bed as her mother-in-law would saptasatti sleeping fast nearby. In my English Introduction I have made an attempt to give a brief idea of the rural life of the Indian people, specially of the middle Deccan and parts of Western India, so far as is revealed in the gathas.

The Yoga of Tibet. By the time of the Buddha 6 th c. Thanks many times over! Tantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses: On the whole the poems centre on separations and parting, about grievances and resentment and above all supreme love – depicted in a poetic and artistic manner.


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The Tibetan Corpse Stories. Gatha Saptasati is one of the oldest known Subhashita -genre text. A Buddhist Doctrine of Experience. However I thought it worth mentioning that the traditionalist argument is close in nature to the puritan argument. During this time, the destabilizing dangers of the erotic are far better articulated in the literature than are its pleasures.

Jassa kai nam piaa-sahi so ccheaa jano jano jaaao. This collection of Seven spatasati verses written in Maharastrain Prakrit gives us a glimpse of rural society and life in very ancient times. A Critical Survey of Indian Philosophy. Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel. Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.