History Literature / KamaSutra

29th Aug '17 12:49:43 PM Morgenthaler
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31st Jul '17 6:54:26 AM Morgenthaler
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References in Other Works;
* ''Film/{{Hipsters}}'': Given to a less experienced character.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'': In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the BigBad's personal library and becomes {{distracted|ByTheSexy}} from the mission at hand.
* ''Film/TheLastRemakeOfBeauGeste'': During his bedroom scene with Flavia, General Pecheur picks up and reads an illustrated edition of the Kama Sutra. He holds the book horizontally at first, then [[HeadTiltinglyKinky turns it at a 90-degree angle to study the pictures better.]]
* In Creator/ArthurCClarke's ''Literature/ImperialEarth'', travelers from Saturn to Earth have a few hours of zero-gee halfway along, while the ship is flipping over to decelerate.
--> ''No wonder that the most popular item in the ship's library these last few days had been the Nasa Sutra, an old book and an old joke, explained so often that it was no longer funny.''
* In ''Animation/DragonAndSlipper'' the book Merlin looks up the recipe for the love potion from is the ''Kama Sutra''. By the way, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this is a children's cartoon]]...!
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** Homer picks up a copy in "Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequency".
** Marge and Homer are given a copy by Apu in "The Sweetest Apu".
** In "I'm With Cupid", when Apu and Manjula are having a fight, a copy of the book is thrown out their window and found by Homer, who decides to read it (while driving).
** In "O Brother, Where Bart Thou", Bart uses a digital version to try and get Homer and Marge to conceive another baby, but it ends up putting them both in traction.
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Mentioned by Raj while wooing Sheldon's sister Missy.
-->'''Raj:''' Have you ever heard of the ''Kama Sutra''?\\
'''Missy:''' The sex book.\\
'''Raj:''' The ''Indian'' sex book. In other words, [[WaxingLyrical if you ever wondered, wondered who wrote the book of love...]] it was us.
* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's review of ''Film/CoolAsIce'', the Critic calls Music/VanillaIce's questionable dance moves as being like "five pages of the ''Kama Sutra''."
* On ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Dr. Zimmerman asks a female alien if she's familiar with the book.
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References in Other Works;
* ''Film/{{Hipsters}}'': Given to a less experienced character.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'': In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the BigBad's personal library and becomes {{distracted|ByTheSexy}} from the mission at hand.
* ''Film/TheLastRemakeOfBeauGeste'': During his bedroom scene with Flavia, General Pecheur picks up and reads an illustrated edition of the Kama Sutra. He holds the book horizontally at first, then [[HeadTiltinglyKinky turns it at a 90-degree angle to study the pictures better.]]
* In Creator/ArthurCClarke's ''Literature/ImperialEarth'', travelers from Saturn to Earth have a few hours of zero-gee halfway along, while the ship is flipping over to decelerate.
--> ''No wonder that the most popular item in the ship's library these last few days had been the Nasa Sutra, an old book and an old joke, explained so often that it was no longer funny.''
* In ''Animation/DragonAndSlipper'' the book Merlin looks up the recipe for the love potion from is the ''Kama Sutra''. By the way, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this is a children's cartoon]]...!
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** Homer picks up a copy in "Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequency".
** Marge and Homer are given a copy by Apu in "The Sweetest Apu".
** In "I'm With Cupid", when Apu and Manjula are having a fight, a copy of the book is thrown out their window and found by Homer, who decides to read it (while driving).
** In "O Brother, Where Bart Thou", Bart uses a digital version to try and get Homer and Marge to conceive another baby, but it ends up putting them both in traction.
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Mentioned by Raj while wooing Sheldon's sister Missy.
-->'''Raj:''' Have you ever heard of the ''Kama Sutra''?\\
'''Missy:''' The sex book.\\
'''Raj:''' The ''Indian'' sex book. In other words, [[WaxingLyrical if you ever wondered, wondered who wrote the book of love...]] it was us.
* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's review of ''Film/CoolAsIce'', the Critic calls Music/VanillaIce's questionable dance moves as being like "five pages of the ''Kama Sutra''."
* On ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Dr. Zimmerman asks a female alien if she's familiar with the book.
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31st Jul '17 6:37:03 AM Morgenthaler
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There is also a film, released in 1996, starring Indira Varma (Lucius's wife in ''Series/{{Rome}}'', Suzie in ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'') and Naveen Andrews (Sayid from ''Series/{{Lost}}''). So something for everyone there. Not to mention numerous 'ahem!' educational [=DVDs=].

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There is also a film, released in 1996, starring Indira Varma (Lucius's wife in ''Series/{{Rome}}'', Suzie in ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'') Creator/IndiraVarma and Naveen Andrews (Sayid from ''Series/{{Lost}}'').Creator/NaveenAndrews. So something for everyone there. Not to mention numerous 'ahem!' educational [=DVDs=].
21st Mar '17 3:23:55 AM StarTropes
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* On ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Dr. Zimmerman asks a female alien if she's familiar with the book.
12th Feb '17 8:58:58 PM Angeldeb82
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-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the ''Kama Sutra''''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"]]

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-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the ''Kama Sutra''''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy "Granpa "Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"]]
12th Feb '17 8:58:27 PM Angeldeb82
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A couple of thousand years or so ago, a man called Vatsyayana Mullanaga got it into his head to compile a book of all the sex tips he could find in his homeland of India. This tome was called the ''Kama Sutra'' (lit: ''Pleasure Sayings'') and even today it is a byword for sexuality around the world. Yet, like so many classic literary works, [[MainstreamObscurity it's one of those famous works that a lot of people have heard of, but few have bothered to read (in full)]]. PopCulturalOsmosis has reduced it to supposedly being nothing but a pornographic book with a lot of naughty pictures. In reality there is an entire philosophy behind the sexual acts described in the book. Another UrbanLegend claims it is a religious work, which isn't true either, although some cultures may regard sex as an act of worship.

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A couple of thousand years or so ago, a man called Vatsyayana Mullanaga got it into his head to compile a book of all the sex tips he could find in his homeland of India. This tome was called the ''Kama Sutra'' (lit: ''Pleasure Sayings'') and even today it is a byword for sexuality around the world. Yet, like so many classic literary works, [[MainstreamObscurity it's one of those famous works that a lot of people have heard of, but few have bothered to read (in full)]]. PopCulturalOsmosis has reduced it to supposedly being nothing but a pornographic book with a lot of naughty pictures. In reality there is an entire philosophy behind the sexual acts described in the book. Another UrbanLegend {{Urban Legend|s}} claims it is a religious work, which isn't true either, although some cultures may regard sex as an act of worship.



* {{Walking Kama Sutra}}
* {{Comic Sutra}}

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* {{Walking Kama Sutra}}
WalkingKamaSutra
* {{Comic Sutra}}ComicSutra



* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'': In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the {{Big Bad}}'s personal library and becomes [[DistractedByTheSexy distracted]] from the mission at hand.

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* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'': In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the {{Big Bad}}'s BigBad's personal library and becomes [[DistractedByTheSexy distracted]] {{distracted|ByTheSexy}} from the mission at hand.



* In ''Animation/DragonAndSlipper'' the book Merlin looks up the recipe for the love potion from is the ''Kama Sutra''. By the way, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this is a children's cartoon...!]]

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* In ''Animation/DragonAndSlipper'' the book Merlin looks up the recipe for the love potion from is the ''Kama Sutra''. By the way, [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this is a children's cartoon...!]]cartoon]]...!



** Homer picks up a copy in "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequency".

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** Homer picks up a copy in "Granpa "Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequency".



* {{Anything That Moves}}: More of a trigger to this than a philosophy it espouses.
* {{A Date With Rosie Palms}}: Although the advice usually assumes a couple.

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* {{Anything That Moves}}: AnythingThatMoves: More of a trigger to this than a philosophy it espouses.
* {{A Date With Rosie Palms}}: ADateWithRosiePalms: Although the advice usually assumes a couple.



* {{Erotic Eating}}: Plenty of advice on how different tastes in food can enhance things.
* {{Erotic Literature}}: This is the oldest sex manual in existence and probably the most famous.

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* {{Erotic Eating}}: EroticEating: Plenty of advice on how different tastes in food can enhance things.
* {{Erotic Literature}}: EroticLiterature: This is the oldest sex manual in existence and probably the most famous.



* {{Hot Blooded}}

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* {{Hot Blooded}}HotBlooded



* {{Lotus Position}}: One positional approach (her, not him).
* {{Sex Tropes}}: Pretty much all of them on the list that don't involve cultures not found/invented yet or devices not yet imagined (although some devices are {{Older Than You Think}}).

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* {{Lotus Position}}: LotusPosition: One positional approach (her, not him).
* {{Sex Tropes}}: SexTropes: Pretty much all of them on the list that don't involve cultures not found/invented yet or devices not yet imagined (although some devices are {{Older Than You Think}}).OlderThanTheyThink).
21st Jan '17 4:11:33 PM Eievie
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-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the ''Kama Sutra''''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy]]"

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-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the ''Kama Sutra''''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy Granpa [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy]]"
Inadequacy"]]



* ''Film/{{Hipsters}}'' - Given to a less experienced character.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' - In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the {{Big Bad}}'s personal library and becomes [[DistractedByTheSexy distracted]] from the mission at hand.

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* ''Film/{{Hipsters}}'' - ''Film/{{Hipsters}}'': Given to a less experienced character.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' - ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'': In the sequel, ''Shanghai Knights'', Roy happens upon a copy in the {{Big Bad}}'s personal library and becomes [[DistractedByTheSexy distracted]] from the mission at hand.



* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' - Mentioned by Raj while wooing Sheldon's sister Missy.

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' - ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Mentioned by Raj while wooing Sheldon's sister Missy.



* {{Anything That Moves}} - More of a trigger to this than a philosophy it espouses.
* {{A Date With Rosie Palms}} - Although the advice usually assumes a couple.

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* {{Anything That Moves}} - Moves}}: More of a trigger to this than a philosophy it espouses.
* {{A Date With Rosie Palms}} - Palms}}: Although the advice usually assumes a couple.



* {{Erotic Eating}} - Plenty of advice on how different tastes in food can enhance things.

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* {{Erotic Eating}} - Eating}}: Plenty of advice on how different tastes in food can enhance things.



* {{Lotus Position}} - One positional approach (her, not him).
* {{Sex Tropes}} - Pretty much all of them on the list that don't involve cultures not found/invented yet or devices not yet imagined (although some devices are {{Older Than You Think}}).

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* {{Lotus Position}} - Position}}: One positional approach (her, not him).
* {{Sex Tropes}} - Tropes}}: Pretty much all of them on the list that don't involve cultures not found/invented yet or devices not yet imagined (although some devices are {{Older Than You Think}}).
9th Jul '16 8:40:39 PM JamesAustin
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-->''"Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."''
-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy]]"

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-->''"Hey ->''"Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."''
-->-- '''Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra''', ''Kama Sutra''''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy]]"
9th Jul '16 8:37:01 PM JamesAustin
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-->'''"Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."'''
--> -- Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra in "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"

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-->'''"Hey -->''"Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."'''
--> -- Homer
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-->-- '''Homer
Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra in "Granpa Sutra''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E10GrampaVsSexualInadequacy Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"
Inadequacy]]"
6th Jul '16 7:54:10 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic's review of ''Film/CoolAsIce'', the Critic calls Music/VanillaIce's questionable dance moves as being like "five pages of the ''Kama Sutra''."
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