Kama Sutra: A Guide to the Art of Pleasure

Kama Sutra: A Guide to the Art of Pleasure

A. N. D. Haksar, Vātsyāyana


The note "kama" skill the will for sensual excitement in Sanskrit, and used to be thought of a vital a part of the well-rounded schooling of a tender, urbane gentleman. Treating excitement as an paintings, Kama Sutra is a guide masking each point of affection and relationships. Its seven sections are dedicated to the social existence, courtship and marriage, extra-marital kinfolk, the behavior of courtesans and prescriptions for boosting popularity, in addition to systematic, targeted guideline on intercourse. This re-creation of Kama Sutra casts it in a brand new mild, taking it clear of the well-worn picture of an erotic, Oriental interest. This transparent, actual translation conveys the entire unique flavour and believe of this stylish, intimate and highly stress-free paintings; a masterpiece of pithy description and a wry account of human wants and foibles.

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