Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women)

Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women) f. 18r

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f. 18r

When they travelled all night, the Prince’s wife said that “due to riding and being awake I have become tired. Let us dismount and rest a while.” After a while the Prince’s wife fell asleep. During that time the Prince was wrapped in thought. When his wife woke up he went to sleep. Suddenly, a yogi appeared and came to her. He started playing and singing. The veiled woman fell in love with him…


Translation of the text of the Lazzat al-nisâ by:
Willem Floor (Independent Scholar)
Hasan Javadi (University of California, Berkeley)
Hormoz Ebrahimnejad (University of Southampton)

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