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When they celebrate th< meeting — no longer human beings more, not he and
she, one male, one female, but the great pair, he Siva, she Durga, the high and
awful goddess; when their words wander and are no more their words, but a ...
Eternal goddess, so it was. Chide me, punish me, I thy creature confess it all to
thee in. this frightful hour, saying just how it was; mindful that in any case all
things are open to thy wisdom. Desire did not become my noble husband Shrida-
Not for nothing is lust, the love-god's most cunning mate, not in vain is that
goddess called " gifted with Maya "; for she it is which makes any phenomenon
charming and worthy of desire, or rather makes it seem so; the sense-element is
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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