7 May It’s more than a relief that after four years, 15 cities and interviews, India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century is done, dusted. India In Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century Bestselling author Ira Trivedi travelled from Shillong in the northeast to Chennai in the south, Konark. India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Centuryis a ground-breaking look at the sexual revolution that is beginning to sweep through urban India.
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I spent hours that day sitting in a corner of a dark room, trying to garner the strength — I had spent long, hard hours, weeks, years on this.
A brilliant book, very well researched and provides deep insights into not just marriage and sex but also the cultural changes India is going through. Temple erotica-check, violence against women-check, Section check, sexologists-check, live-in in India-check, arranged marriages-check, theme based weddings-check, prostitution-check, open marriage-check, swinger clubs-check and the trifedi goes on.
The book touches peculiarities of cultures across the country. yrivedi
The Orange Flower is here! Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ira Trivedi. Looks like Modi but rips achchhe din. But sadly, that is where the charm of the book also ends. The title speaks for the book, the narrative style is really interesting.
Srikanth rated it liked it Jun 06, Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century is a ground-breaking look at the sexual revolution that is beginning to sweep through urban India.
Arranged marriages are shattering, divorce rates soaring and new paradigms of sex and relationships — queer, open and live-in — are being tested and explored. The first step to be able to deal with it is to educate ourselves about the turbulent revolution that we are all going through. Ira led the yoga session at the 1st International Day of Yoga at Rajpath, New Delhi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 35, people did yoga which broke the Guinness world record for the largest yoga class, with 35, people performing the ancient Indian discipline at once.
It’s all about having a partner who should be with us in every hard time, to support us, to make a happy life, to give a meaning of the life. Temple erotica-check, violence against women-check, Section check, sexologists-check, live-in in India-check, arranged marriages-check, theme based Except for a short section on the matrilinear social structure of the Khasis in Meghalaya, I didn’t find anything novel or unique in Trivedi’s work.
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Book has two parts: Mar 06, Biju P. Retrieved 16 June Nikhil and Riya was released in early to positive reviews.
She also cites the ghotuls of the Muria tribe of Bastar which are a kind of sexual laboratory where young boys and girls experiment with sex under given rules. Finally, I stepped out of the room, the copy of my book, unwrapped and signed, in my hands, and presented it triveddi my parents. Average Rating Customers. This was my 1st book of Ira’s writing, and I instantly fell in love wih the way she portraited the whole mindset of different people when it comes to love,marriage and sex in India.
Cable television, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, chatrooms, online porn and the like have teased the imagination of a young India, expanding her horizons and aspirations with the click of a button. I had done sting trivedk, spent nights at brothels, fought with khap panchayats, married off people, travelled the country, and done much, much more.
But with the advent of mogul and then by british rule victorian eraveil was drawn on this freedom and then follows nation’s obsession with hush-hush on everything related to sex.
Ira has iraa yoga show on India’s national channel, Doordarshan National. Oct 10, Manish rated it it was ok Shelves: I was intrigued to see how marriage continued to play a totemic role in the lives of so many of my peers — not just the to-be-wedded but their families as well.
irq Marriage And Sexuality I As author mentions it lpve funny that india which gives this world kamasutra by vatsyana and has a number of temples signifying sexual freedom in ancient india.
Follow Women’s Web newsletters facebook twitter gplus. Ira Trivedi has lived all over the world: Retrieved 10 November I started the book skeptical that hers would be a primarily urbane account of the subject – and to some degree, perhaps it is – but her discussions turned out to be more comprehensive and wide-ranging than I expected.
India in Love will change the way urban Indians view themselves and one another.
Retrieved 5 June First part is good and few eye openers are there and second part is big let down, boring and repetitive. Read the complete review here – http: I say this because, chapter by painstaking chapter, Ira Trivedi addresses topics that unfortunately we don’t discuss as openly as we should in India.
InIra was chosen as one of “BBC’s most influential women in the world.
The book ria the sexual proclivities and mating habits of young Indians on college campuses and in offices; examines the changing face of Indian pornography and prostitution, especially the world of high-class hookers; probes the oppression the LGBT community faces in a nation where the Supreme Court shocked wide sections of society with its ruling on Article that re-criminalized homosexuality; and delves into history, economics and sociology to try and understand triveid the nation that gave the world the Kamasutra could have become a closed, repressed society with a shockingly high incidence of rape and violence against women—the dark underside to the greater sexual freedom that men and women in our cities have begun to enjoy today.