Lazzat Un Nisa

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Lazzat Un Nisa
Author Mohammed Abdul Latif Muzdar Mehdune
Language Urdu, Persian
Subject Eroticism
Publication date
1850

Lazzat Un Nisa (from Arabic: لذات النساء‎ The Pleasure of Woman) is an erotic Indian story.[1][2][3][4] It depicts the art of sex through The role of jewellery and perfume in lovemaking, erotic writing as literature, and pornography as aphrodisiac. The Book was hand-illustrated and hand-copied in Urdu and Persian in 1850 by writer Mohammed Abdul Latif Muzdar Mehdune.

History[edit]

The original manuscript dates back to the Qutb Shahi period. In the fifteenth century, the court of Bidar patronized such erotic works as the Bhog bal, Thadkirat al-Shahawat (List of aphrodisiacs) and Srngaramanjari (erotic Bouquets). Lizzat Un Nisa is one of the few surviving erotics works from the period.[5]

Story[edit]

The main subject of the story is a man named Harichand, who under orders of a king, embarks on a journey to collect exotic gifts and beautiful women for the pleasures of the king. The manuscript provides advice on various sexual techniques. It has a section on how to arouse a woman and observations based on sizes of a woman's vagina.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/mp/2003/07/10/stories/2003071000390100.htm
  2. ^ a b Lazzat Un Nisa,translated by Jane Fine, 2002, Classex Books Private Limited, ISBN 81-7858-003-9, 121 pages.
  3. ^ The Hindu's article about Lazzat Un Nisa retrieved Dec 06, 2006
  4. ^ Lazzat un-niso Nur publisher, 1991 ISBN 5-640-01094-0
  5. ^ Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Deccani Urdu Literary Sources ISBN 0-19-579334-X