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The Girl with ‘Bright Thighs’
India

The Girl with ‘Bright Thighs’

Erotic Love Poems from India amply demonstrate that Sanskrit literature is not retrograde or reactionary, and is equally the language of the play and dalliance of love

Found in translation: 100 Sanskrit verses
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Found in translation: 100 Sanskrit verses

The recently released translation of 1,300-year-old Sanskrit erotic poetry offers us an opportunity to transcend our ‘pale moralising’