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Re: gods

In article <2q46jg$1t3@ucunix.san.uc.edu>,
Manoj Khiani <kmanoj@po.EECS.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
>Well, as you may or may not know, Hinduism is polytheistic.  Many gods,
>I think, personify similar attributes.  For love, the word Kama comes to
>mind(as in Kama Sutra).  I'm not sure if there is a deity with this name,
>but that's how love is said in Sanskrit.

I believe the word for love is 'prema'.

But I think what John had in mind was 'lust' and your explanation is 
correct there , i.e. 'kama'

Many of the erotic sculptures were done in India, I think, to please the 
then reigning kings, they are not representative of hinduism totally


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