By A. N. D. Haksar, Vātsyāyana
The note "kama" skill the will for sensual excitement in Sanskrit, and was once thought of an important a part of the well-rounded schooling of a tender, urbane gentleman. Treating excitement as an artwork, Kama Sutra is a guide masking each element of affection and relationships. Its seven sections are dedicated to the social lifestyles, courtship and marriage, extra-marital kinfolk, the behavior of courtesans and prescriptions for boosting reputation, in addition to systematic, targeted guideline on intercourse. This new version of Kama Sutra casts it in a brand new gentle, taking it clear of the well-worn photograph of an erotic, Oriental interest. This transparent, exact translation conveys all of the unique flavour and consider of this stylish, intimate and highly stress-free paintings; a masterpiece of pithy description and a wry account of human wishes and foibles.