Kama Sutra

  • TRANSLATOR'S NOTES
    - Preface
    - Introduction

  • PART I: INTRODUCTORY
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II
    - Chapter III
    - Chapter IV
    - Chapter V

  • PART II: ON SEXUAL UNION
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II
    - Chapter III
    - Chapter IV
    - Chapter V
    - Chapter VI
    - Chapter VII
    - Chapter VIII
    - Chapter IX
    - Chapter X

  • PART III: ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II
    - Chapter III
    - Chapter IV
    - Chapter V

  • PART IV: ABOUT A WIFE
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II

  • PART V: ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER PEOPLE
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II
    - Chapter III
    - Chapter IV
    - Chapter V
    - Chapter VI

  • PART VI: ABOUT COURTESANS
    - Introductory Remarks - Chapter I
    - Chapter II
    - Chapter III
    - Chapter IV
    - Chapter V
    - Chapter VI

  • PART VII: ON THE MEANS OF ATTRACTING OTHERS TO ONE'S SELF
    - Chapter I
    - Chapter II

  • CONCLUDING REMARKS

  • MODERN KAMA SUTRA



  • PART I
    CHAPTER I
    Preface


    PART I: INTRODUCTORY
    Preface
    Observations on the three worldly attainments of Virtue, Wealth, and Love
    On the study of the Sixty-four Arts
    On the Arrangements of a House, and Household Furniture; and about the Daily Life of a Citizen, his Companions, Amusements, etc.
    About classes of Women fit and unfit for Congress with the Citizen, and of Friends, and Messengers
    PART II: ON SEXUAL UNION
    Kinds of Union according to Dimensions, Force of Desire, and Time; and on the different kinds of Love
    Of the Embrace
    On Kissing
    On Pressing or Marking with the Nails
    On Biting, and the ways of Love to be employed with regard to Women of different countries
    On the various ways of Lying down, and the different kinds of Congress
    On the various ways of Striking, and of the Sounds appropriate to them
    About females acting the part of Males
    On holding the Lingam in the Mouth
    How to begin and how to end the Congress. Different kinds of Congress, and Love Quarrels
    PART III: ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE
    Observations on Betrothal and Marriage
    About creating Confidence in the Girl
    Courtship, and the manifestation of the feelings by outward signs and deeds
    On 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
    On the different Forms of Marriage
    PART IV: ABOUT A WIFE
    On the manner of living of a virtuous Woman, and of her behaviour during the absence of her Husband
    On the conduct of the eldest Wife towards the other Wives of her Husband, and of the younger Wife towards the elder ones. Also on the conduct of a Virgin Widow remarried; of a Wife disliked by her Husband; of the Women in the King's Harem; and of a Husband who has more than one Wife



    Kama Sutra