Hinduism is a way of life according to prescribed codes. Every Hindu has to undergo sixteen denotary rituals samskara and four stages of life ashramas. The final aim of life is salvation, which is the merging of the individual soul atma with the supreme soul paramatma.
Rather than calling the Kama Sutra pornography and hiding it on the highest shelf of their bookcases, Western readers should see it as the expression of a refined, sophisticated people on the art of love. He has dedicated over five decades to researching and archiving all aspects of the Kama Sutra and other pre-Vedic and Vedic classical erotica. His private collections of over 9, books on Indian art and architecture and hisarchival photographs are housed in the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi.
Scattered over a nine square mile site, these intriguing monuments offer antiquity, mystery and isolation in a remote, rural stetting. And their sculptures? Built by the Chandela dynasty in its golden age between the 10 th and 11 th centuries, these holy places are special for a number of reasons.
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The short answer is that the Vedic literatures are very merciful and have instructions for persons on all levels to help them advance. Knowledge of proper sex-life is an important part of life, which extends all the way from this domain of dark perverted reflection to the highest limits of divine love. The Vedic canon presents information for the purpose of attracting people in various modes to read Vedic literature.
The aim of this exhibition is to retell the story of one the most well-known — but, paradoxically, least understood — pieces of Sanskrit texts from India, the Kama Sutra. The curatorial approach of this exhibition is done by way of a re telling of the patriachal 4th century Kamasutra text by a woman curator, Dr Alka Pande. It has undertones of gender, a refreshing look from the perspective of a 21st century urban woman who is a trained art historian and a cultural theorist.
Kamasutra is the oldest surviving Hindu text on erotic love. The text is a mix of prose and anustubh -meter poetry verses. The text acknowledges the Hindu concept of Purusharthasand lists desire, sexuality, and emotional fulfillment as one of the proper goals of life.
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It covers the three aims of life, virtue dharmaprosperity arthaand love kama. The Kama Sutra is a philosophical work that discusses sexuality and its cultivation openly and honestly. It is not significantly influenced by western Christian morals that dominate western attitudes on sex. The Kama Sutra sex positions are the most famous part of the book.