David Smith (Reader in South Asian Religions at Lancaster University from 1997 to 2011) is currently writing a study of Hindu Eroticism for IBTauris. Volume 1 of his edition and translation of Bana's Kādambarī was published in the Clay Sanskrit Library by New York University Press in August 2009.
His principal publications to date are:
2003 Hinduism and Modernity, pp. 1-250. Oxford: Blackwell.
1996 The Dance of Siva: Religion, Art, and Poetry in South India, pp. 1-313. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
1985 Ratnākara’s Haravijaya: an Introduction to the Sanskrit Court Epic, pp. 1-322. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

David Smith now works in clay, and is preparing a series of heads of yoginīs which will appear here in due course.

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