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The Kama Sutra and Yoga were topics discussed at India Festival

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This was one of the seminar topics "Presence of Argentine universities in India" held at the Festival of India in Buenos Aires

The white elephant landed with all its joy, colorful and impressive culture by creating a truly seductive atmosphere in which visitors can be reduced in a jiffy the 15,700 miles that separate us. In pursuit of creating a connection all the way to program this edition proposes parallel activities that seek to immerse ourselves in the rich Hindu and spiritual universe.

Among the activities the seminar "Indian Presence in Argentine universities," moderated by Dr.. Lia de la Vega was held in Williams hall of Borges Center, the meeting set out to show the work from Argentine academia unite under to this ancient culture with the West.

In participation, BA Lucia Ibarra presented his research "Kamasutra. Enjoy and typology of women" space gave an interpretation to the words written in this legendary book that defines sex as a divine union, but went further by spinning fine "strange face I put on all my colleagues, when I told them I was going to present a paper on the Kamasutra. they responded ahh, naughty! ", she shared a laugh. But in serious terms Ibarra deepened "It's very strong representation as Kamasutra book specifically for sex. Then those who have read it, you realize that there is something else and is an example of exoticism stark" and said that talking of ancient India is complex due to the homogeneity of their culture, but mainly a Western vision that defines it as exotic.

The splendor of India wisdom resides largely in their spirituality. Yoga is practiced for thousands of years, has transcended time and no space on earth that does not have a minimum knowledge of the practice, "We talk about ancient treated twice or more, and the conception of yoga that presented in these differences with Yoga as conceived today especially in the West, "said the lawyer Gabriel Martino in his paper" aspects of Yoga in Ancient India: History, texts and practices ", adding," The contrast between Indian and contemporary western yoga should not prevent both are part of a continuum that has developed over centuries over which has undergone major changes and has been adapted to different social, religious and even economic contexts. "Recognizing the validity of this physical and mental discipline Martino summarized "Yoga is a living tradition and a history that stretches from the shadows of prehistory to the dawn of the future."

Activities continue and allow us to get to the heart of one of the 10 largest countries and one of the 5 most populous in the world. Those who attend a delight for the senses, a memory and a warm smile from a village with progressive imprint and culture rooted in equilibrium will take.

Traslation Belén Zapata