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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

 

39. Knowledge of mines and quarries. 

 

40. Gardening; knowledge of treating the diseases of trees and plants, 

of nourishing them, and determining their ages. 

 

41. Art of cock fighting, quail fighting and ram fighting. 

 

42. Art of teaching parrots and starlings to speak. 

 

43. Art of applying perfumed ointments to the body, and of dressing the 

hair with unguents and perfumes and braiding it. 

 

44. The art of understanding writing in cypher, and the writing of words 

in a peculiar way. 

 

45. The art of speaking by changing the forms of words. It is of various 

kinds. Some speak by changing the beginning and end of words, others by 

adding unnecessary letters between every syllable of a word, and so on. 

 

46. Knowledge of language and of the vernacular dialects. 

 

47. Art of making flower carriages. 

 

48. Art of framing mystical diagrams, of addressing spells and charms, 

and binding armlets. 

 

49. Mental exercises, such as completing stanzas or verses on receiving 

a part of them; or supplying one, two or three lines when the remaining 

lines are given indiscriminately from different verses, so as to make 

the whole an entire verse with regard to its meaning; or arranging the 

words of a verse written irregularly by separating the vowels from the 

consonants, or leaving them out altogether; or putting into verse or 

prose sentences represented by signs or symbols. There are many other 

such exercises. 

 

50. Composing poems. 

 

51. Knowledge of dictionaries and vocabularies. 

 

52. Knowledge of ways of changing and disguising the appearance of 

persons. 

 

53. Knowledge of the art of changing the appearance of things, such as 

making cotton to appear as silk, coarse and common things to appear as 

fine and good. 

 

54. Various ways of gambling. 

 

55. Art of obtaining possession of the property of others by means of 

muntras or incantations. 

 

56. Skill in youthful sports. 

 

57. Knowledge of the rules of society, and of how to pay respects and 

compliments to others. 

 

58. Knowledge of the art of war, of arms, of armies, &c. 

 

59. Knowledge of gymnastics. 

 

60. Art of knowing the character of a man from his features. 

 

61. Knowledge of scanning or constructing verses. 

 

62. Arithmetical recreations. 

 

63. Making artificial flowers. 

 

64. Making figures and images in clay. 

 

A public woman, endowed with a good disposition, beauty and other 

winning qualities, and also versed in the above arts, obtains the name 

of a Ganika, or public woman of high quality, and receives a seat of 


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