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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana.djvu

PART I.

Index, and General Consideration of the Subject.

Chapter I. Salutation to Dharma, Artha, and Kama.

Chapter II. Observations on the three worldly attainments of Virtue, Wealth, and Love.

Chapter III. On the study of the Sixty-four Arts.

Chapter IV. On the Arrangements of a House, and Household Furniture; and about the Daily Life of a Citizen, his Companions, Amusements, etc.

Chapter V. About classes of Women fit and unfit for Congress with the Citizen, and of Friends, and Messengers.


PART II.

Of Sexual Union

Chapter I. Kinds of Union according to Dimensions, Force of Desire, and Time; and on the different kinds of Love.

Chapter II. Of the Embrace.

Chapter III. On Kissing.

Chapter IV. On Pressing or Marking with the Nails.

Chapter V. On Biting, and the ways of Love to be employed with regard to Women of different countries.

Chapter VI. On the various ways of Lying down, and the different kinds of Congress.

Chapter VII. On the various ways of Striking, and of the Sounds appropriate to them.

Chapter VIII. About Females acting the part of Males.

Chapter IX. On holding the Lingam in the Mouth.

Chapter X. 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. Observations on Betrothal and Marriage.

Chapter II. About Creating Confidence in the Girl.

Chapter III. Courtship, and the manifestation of the feelings by outward signs and deeds.

Chapter IV. 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.

Chapter V. On the different Forms of Marriage.


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.

Chapter II. 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 re-married; 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.


PART V.

About the Wives of Other People

Chapter I. On the Characteristics of Men and Women, and the reason 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.

Chapter III. Examinations of the State of a Woman's mind.

 

Chapter IV. The Business of a Go-between.

Chapter V. On the Love of Persons in authority with the Wives of other People.

Chapter VI. About the Women of the Royal Harem, and of the keeping of one's own Wife.


PART VI.

About Courtezans

Chapter I. Of the Causes of a Courtezan resorting to Men; of the means of Attaching to herself the Man desired, and the kind of Man that it is desirable to be acquainted with.

Chapter II. Of a Courtezan living with a Man as his Wife.

Chapter III. Of the Means of getting Money; of the Signs of a Lover who is beginning to be Weary, and of the way to get rid of him.

Chapter IV. About a Re-union with a former Lover.

Chapter V. Of different kinds of Gain.

Chapter VI. Of Gains and Losses, attendant Gains and Losses, and Doubts; and lastly, the different kinds of Courtezans.


PART VII.

On the Means of Attracting Others to One's Self

Chapter I. On Personal Adornment, subjugating the hearts of others, and of tonic medicines.

Chapter II. Of the means of exciting Desire, and of the ways of enlarging the Lingam. Miscellaneous Experiments and Receipts.