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The Tibetan Passion Book puts the Kama Sutra in the shade

9 June 2018

9:00 AM

9 June 2018

9:00 AM

The Tibetan artist and poet Gendun Chopel was born in 1903. He was identified as an incarnate lama, and ordained as a Buddhist monk. In 1934 he renounced his vows, quit Tibet for India, learned Sanskrit and — if his long poem, ususally translated as A Treatise on Passion, is to be taken at face value — copulated with every woman who let him.

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