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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana Translated From the Sanscrit in Seven Parts With Preface, Introduction and Concluding Remarks

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  • Transcriber's note
  • THE KAMA SUTRA OF VATSYAYANA.
    • PREFACE.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • PART I. THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA. INTRODUCTORY PREFACE.
      • SALUTATION TO DHARMA, ARTHA AND KAMA.
    • SALUTATION TO DHARMA, ARTHA AND KAMA.
    • PART I.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • ON THE ACQUISITION OF DHARMA, ARTHA AND KAMA.
    • ON THE ACQUISITION OF DHARMA, ARTHA AND KAMA.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • ON THE ARTS AND SCIENCES TO BE STUDIED.
    • ON THE ARTS AND SCIENCES TO BE STUDIED.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE LIFE OF A CITIZEN.[13]
    • THE LIFE OF A CITIZEN.[13]
    • CHAPTER V.
      • ABOUT THE KINDS OF WOMEN RESORTED TO BY THE CITIZENS, AND OF FRIENDS AND MESSENGERS.
    • ABOUT THE KINDS OF WOMEN RESORTED TO BY THE CITIZENS, AND OF FRIENDS AND MESSENGERS.
    • PART II.
    • OF SEXUAL UNION.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • KINDS OF SEXUAL UNION ACCORDING TO
    • KINDS OF SEXUAL UNION ACCORDING TO
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OF THE EMBRACE.
    • OF THE EMBRACE.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • ON KISSING.
    • ON KISSING.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • ON PRESSING, OR MARKING, OR SCRATCHING WITH THE NAILS.
    • ON PRESSING, OR MARKING, OR SCRATCHING WITH THE NAILS.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • ON BITING, AND THE MEANS TO BE EMPLOYED WITH REGARD TO WOMEN OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES.
    • ON BITING, AND THE MEANS TO BE EMPLOYED WITH REGARD TO WOMEN OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • OF THE DIFFERENT WAYS OF LYING DOWN, AND VARIOUS KINDS OF CONGRESS.
    • OF THE DIFFERENT WAYS OF LYING DOWN, AND VARIOUS KINDS OF CONGRESS.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • OF THE VARIOUS MODES OF STRIKING, AND OF THE SOUNDS APPROPRIATE TO THEM.
    • OF THE VARIOUS MODES OF STRIKING, AND OF THE SOUNDS APPROPRIATE TO THEM.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • ABOUT WOMEN ACTING THE PART OF A MAN; AND OF THE WORK OF A MAN.
    • ABOUT WOMEN ACTING THE PART OF A MAN; AND OF THE WORK OF A MAN.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • OF THE AUPARISHTAKA[39] OR MOUTH CONGRESS.
    • OF THE AUPARISHTAKA[39] OR MOUTH CONGRESS.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • OF THE WAY HOW TO BEGIN AND HOW TO END THE CONGRESS. DIFFERENT KINDS OF CONGRESS AND LOVE QUARRELS.
    • OF THE WAY HOW TO BEGIN AND HOW TO END THE CONGRESS. DIFFERENT KINDS OF CONGRESS AND LOVE QUARRELS.
    • PART III.
    • ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ON MARRIAGE.
    • ON MARRIAGE.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OF CREATING CONFIDENCE IN THE GIRL.
    • OF CREATING CONFIDENCE IN THE GIRL.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • ON COURTSHIP, AND THE MANIFESTATION OF THE FEELINGS BY OUTWARD SIGNS AND DEEDS.
    • ON COURTSHIP, AND THE MANIFESTATION OF THE FEELINGS BY OUTWARD SIGNS AND DEEDS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • ABOUT THINGS TO BE DONE ONLY BY THE MAN, AND THE ACQUISITION OF THE GIRL THEREBY. ALSO WHAT IS TO BE DONE BY A GIRL TO GAIN OVER A MAN, AND SUBJECT HIM TO HER.
    • ABOUT THINGS TO BE DONE ONLY BY THE MAN, AND THE ACQUISITION OF THE GIRL THEREBY. ALSO WHAT IS TO BE DONE BY A GIRL TO GAIN OVER A MAN, AND SUBJECT HIM TO HER.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • ON CERTAIN FORMS OF MARRIAGE[50]
    • ON CERTAIN FORMS OF MARRIAGE[50]
    • PART IV.
    • ABOUT A WIFE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ON THE MANNER OF LIVING OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN, AND OF HER BEHAVIOUR DURING THE ABSENCE OF HER HUSBAND.
    • ON THE MANNER OF LIVING OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN, AND OF HER BEHAVIOUR DURING THE ABSENCE OF HER HUSBAND.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • ON THE CONDUCT OF THE ELDER WIFE TOWARDS THE OTHER WIVES OF HER HUSBAND, AND ON THAT OF A YOUNGER WIFE TOWARDS THE ELDER ONES. ALSO ON THE CONDUCT OF A VIRGIN WIDOW RE-MARRIED; OF A WIFE DISLIKED BY HER HUSBAND; OF THE WOMEN IN THE KING'S HAREM; AND LASTLY ON THE CONDUCT OF A HUSBAND TOWARDS MANY WIVES.
    • ON THE CONDUCT OF THE ELDER WIFE TOWARDS THE OTHER WIVES OF HER HUSBAND, AND ON THAT OF A YOUNGER WIFE TOWARDS THE ELDER ONES. ALSO ON THE CONDUCT OF A VIRGIN WIDOW RE-MARRIED; OF A WIFE DISLIKED BY HER HUSBAND; OF THE WOMEN IN THE KING'S HAREM; AND LASTLY ON THE CONDUCT OF A HUSBAND TOWARDS MANY WIVES.
    • PART V.
    • ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF MEN AND WOMEN.—THE REASONS WHY WOMEN REJECT THE ADDRESSES OF MEN.—ABOUT MEN WHO HAVE SUCCESS WITH WOMEN, AND ABOUT WOMEN WHO ARE EASILY GAINED OVER.
    • OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF MEN AND WOMEN.—THE REASONS WHY WOMEN REJECT THE ADDRESSES OF MEN.—ABOUT MEN WHO HAVE SUCCESS WITH WOMEN, AND ABOUT WOMEN WHO ARE EASILY GAINED OVER.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • ABOUT MAKING ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE WOMAN, AND OF THE EFFORTS TO GAIN HER OVER.
    • ABOUT MAKING ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE WOMAN, AND OF THE EFFORTS TO GAIN HER OVER.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • EXAMINATION OF THE STATE OF A WOMAN'S MIND.
    • EXAMINATION OF THE STATE OF A WOMAN'S MIND.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF A GO-BETWEEN.
    • ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF A GO-BETWEEN.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • ABOUT THE LOVE OF PERSONS IN AUTHORITY FOR THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN.
    • ABOUT THE LOVE OF PERSONS IN AUTHORITY FOR THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • ABOUT THE WOMEN OF THE ROYAL HAREM; AND OF THE KEEPING OF ONE'S OWN WIFE.
    • ABOUT THE WOMEN OF THE ROYAL HAREM; AND OF THE KEEPING OF ONE'S OWN WIFE.
    • PART VI.
    • ABOUT COURTESANS.
    • INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OF THE CAUSES OF A COURTESAN RESORTING TO MEN; OF THE MEANS OF ATTACHING TO HERSELF THE MAN DESIRED; AND OF THE KIND OF MAN THAT IT IS DESIRABLE TO BE ACQUAINTED WITH.
    • OF THE CAUSES OF A COURTESAN RESORTING TO MEN; OF THE MEANS OF ATTACHING TO HERSELF THE MAN DESIRED; AND OF THE KIND OF MAN THAT IT IS DESIRABLE TO BE ACQUAINTED WITH.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OF LIVING LIKE A WIFE.
    • OF LIVING LIKE A WIFE.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • OF THE MEANS OF GETTING MONEY. OF THE SIGNS OF THE CHANGE OF A LOVER'S FEELINGS, AND OF THE WAY TO GET RID OF HIM.
    • OF THE MEANS OF GETTING MONEY. OF THE SIGNS OF THE CHANGE OF A LOVER'S FEELINGS, AND OF THE WAY TO GET RID OF HIM.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • ABOUT RE-UNION WITH A FORMER LOVER.
    • ABOUT RE-UNION WITH A FORMER LOVER.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • OF DIFFERENT KINDS OF GAIN.
    • OF DIFFERENT KINDS OF GAIN.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • OF GAINS AND LOSSES; ATTENDANT GAINS AND LOSSES; AND DOUBTS; AS ALSO OF THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF COURTESANS.
    • OF GAINS AND LOSSES; ATTENDANT GAINS AND LOSSES; AND DOUBTS; AS ALSO OF THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF COURTESANS.
    • PART VII.
    • ABOUT THE MEANS OF ATTRACTING OTHERS TO YOURSELF.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ON PERSONAL ADORNMENT; ON SUBJUGATING THE HEARTS OF OTHERS; AND ON TONIC MEDICINES.
    • ON PERSONAL ADORNMENT; ON SUBJUGATING THE HEARTS OF OTHERS; AND ON TONIC MEDICINES.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OF THE WAYS OF EXCITING DESIRE, AND MISCELLANEOUS EXPERIMENTS, AND RECIPES.
    • OF THE WAYS OF EXCITING DESIRE, AND MISCELLANEOUS EXPERIMENTS, AND RECIPES.
    • CONCLUDING REMARKS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Works issued by the Council of the Kama Shastra Society.
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