Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An Introduction

This week, our featured book is Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An Anthology, edited and translated by R. Parthasarathy. Classical Sanskrit literature boasts an exquisite canon of poetry devoted to erotic love. Noted translator and scholar R. Parthasarathy curatesd a selection in a new verse translation that introduces readers to Sanskrit poetry in a modern English vernacular. Today we’re happy to present you with the book’s introduction. Stay tuned the rest of the week for a sample of poems for the “in love” and for the “brokenhearted.” Enjoy!

Remember to enter our book giveaway by Friday at 1 PM for a chance to win a free copy!

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