Erotic Carving of the Kathmandu Valley Found on Struts of Newar Temples

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Title:Erotic Carving of the Kathmandu Valley Found on Struts of Newar Temples

ISBN:9789937055499

Author:Wolfgang Korn

Publisher:Author

Publish Year:2020

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Erotica & Kamasutra | Erotica

Language:English

Remarks:Colour and B&W Photographs and Bibiography.

Pages:217

Size:213 x 280 mm

Weight(gms):1010

Price:USD 27.50

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  • This book intends to create an admiration for erotic carvings as a beautiful art and a proud part of Nepal's heritage.

    Content
    Part I

    Introduction
    Historical background
    Excepts of the Kamasutram
    Nepalese Eroticism
    Theories on the reasons for erotic scenes at Newar temples
    Inventory of sites and structures with erotic carvings

    Part II
    Catalogue of erotice scenes
    Introduction and list of different various erotic scenes depicted at temples and public resthouses
    Single persons / demi – devine beings
    Couples
    ‘Group of three’
    ‘Group of four’
    Bestiality (humans with animals)
    Animals mating
    Special groups of depictions

    Part III
    Catalogue of photographs of all erotic scenes known to the authors
    Bibliography 

    Wolfgang Korn

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