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Introduction
The Feminine Mind-1
The War Between the Sexes-2.1
The War Between the Sexes-2.2
The War Between the Sexes-2.3
Marriage-3.1
Marriage-3.2
Marriage-3.3
Marriage-3.4
Woman Suffrage-4.1
Woman Suffrage-4.2
Woman Suffrage-4.3
Woman Suffrage-4.4
The New Age-5.1
The New Age-5.2
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana. INTRODUCTION
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-1-2
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-1-2
OF SEXUAL UNION-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-6-7-8
OF SEXUAL UNION-10-11
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-3-4-5
ABOUT A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-3-4
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-5-6
ABOUT COURTESANS-1-2
ABOUT COURTESANS-3-4
ABOUT COURTESANS-5-6
ABOUT THE MEANS OF ATTRACTING OTHERS TO YOURSELF-1-2
CONCLUDING REMARKS

India,' and in the edicts of Asoka.] 

 

[Footnote 2: Artha is acquisition of wealth and property, etc.] 

 

[Footnote 3: Kama is love, pleasure and sensual gratification. 

 

These three words are retained throughout in their original, as 

technical terms. They may also be defined as virtue, wealth and 

pleasure, the three things repeatedly spoken of in the Laws of Manu.] 

 

 

 

 

PART I. 

 

 

CHAPTER I. 

 

BEING THE INDEX TO OR CONTENTS OF THE WORK. 

 

 

Chapter II. Observations on the three worldly attainments of 

Virtue, Wealth and Love. 

 

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

 

" IV. On the Arrangements of a House, and Household Furniture; 

and about the Daily Life of a Citizen, his 

Companions, Amusements, &c. 

 

" V. About classes of Women fit and unfit for Congress with 

the Citizen, and of Friends, and Messengers. 

 

 

PART II. 

 

ON SEXUAL UNION. 

 

Chapter I. Kinds of Union according to Dimensions, Force of Desire, 

and Time; and on the different kinds of Love. 

 

" II. Of the Embrace. 

 

" III. On Kissing. 

 

" IV. On Pressing or Marking with the Nails. 

 

" V. On Biting, and the ways of Love to be employed with 

regard to Women of different countries. 

 

" VI. On the various ways of Lying Down, and the different 

kinds of Congress. 

 

" VII. On the various ways of Striking, and of the Sounds 

appropriate to them. 

 

" VIII. About females acting the part of Males. 

 

" IX. On holding the Lingam in the Mouth. 

 

" 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. 

 

" II. About creating Confidence in the Girl. 

 

" III. Courtship, and the manifestations of the feelings by 

outward signs and deeds. 

 

" IV. On things to be done only by the Man, and the 

acquisition of the Girl thereby. Also what to be done 

by a Girl to gain over a Man and subject him to her. 

 

" 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 


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