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Wendy Doniger, Myths of Sex and Jewellery, Indian mythology

Sex and jewellery in Indian mythology, courtesy Wendy Doniger

Six things to know about some popular Indian myths.

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Arabian Nights, Wendi Doniger, Myths of Sex and Jewellery

How Budur - the king - almost raped her husband Qamar

[Book excerpt] She plays the trick on him in order to exert power over him as he had exerted power over her, to put him in danger of being raped just as his absence had put her in danger of being raped.