Kamasutra (Translated) (eBook)

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The first complete edition of the Kamasutra. It contains a crisp introduction; the original Sanskrit; a new, accurate and readable English translation; fifty full-page illustrations using period clothing, jewelry, and settings; and a thorough index. Table of ContentsIntroduction xiPart One: General Matters 1One: Summary of the Guide 3Two: The Three Aims of Life 10Three: Exposition of the Skills 18Four: Lifestyle of the Elegant Man 25Five: The Lover and His Companions 38Part Two: Sexual Intercourse 47One: Sexual Unions 49Sexual Intercourse with Regard to Size, Endurance and Temperament 49The Variations of Love 58Two: Embraces 61Three: Ways of Kissing 77Four: Forms of Scratching 85Five: Biting and Behaviors 92Ways of Biting 92Behavior Typical of Women from Different Provinces 95Six: Positions and Unusual Acts 100Different Sexual Positions 100Unusual Sexual Acts 118Seven: Slapping and Moaning 130Eight: Imitation and Techniques 138Imitating the Sexual Role of a Man 138Sexual Techniques of a Man 141Nine: Oral Sex 151Ten: Sex: Beginning, Ending, Types, Quarrels 165The Beginning and Conclusion of Sexual Intercourse 165Different Kinds of Sex 172The Lovers' Quarrel 175Part Three: Young Women 181One: Choosing a Bride 183Rules of Courtship 183Deciding a Match 188Two: Winning Her Confidence 191Three: Approaches and Gestures 200Approaching a Young Woman 200Indications through Gestures and Facial Expressions 209Four: Advances 213Advances a Man Can Make on His Own 213Approaching a Man One Desires 219Winning a Young Woman by Advances 222Five: Stratagems for Weddings 225Part Four: The Wife 233One: The Only Wife 235Conduct of an Only Wife 235Conduct of a Wife Whose Husband is Abroad 244Two: The Other Wives 248Conduct of the Senior Wife to the Co-Wives 248Conduct of the Junior Wife 251Conduct of the Remarried Woman 253Conduct of an Unloved Wife 256Matters Pertaining to the Harem 258Conduct of a Man with Several Wives 261Part Five: Other Men's Wives 265One: Seducing Successfully 267Exposing the Nature of Men and Women 267Causes of Resistance 270Men Who Have Success with Women 275Women Who are Easily Won 276Two: Intimacy and Advances 279Ways to Intimacy 279Making Advances 284Three: Examination of Inclinations 287Four: Tasks of the Female Messenger 294Five: The Erotic Desire of Rulers 309Six: Harems and Wives 320Life in the Harem 320Guarding One's Wives 329Part Six: Courtesans 333One: Friends and Lovers 335The Appraisal of a Friend, Suitable and Unsuitable Lovers, and Reasons for Approaching a Lover 335How to Acquire One 341Two: Compliance with the Lover 345Three: Money, Indifference and Disposal 358Ways to Make Money 358Signs and Recognition of Indifference 362Methods for Driving the Lover Away 364Four: Restoring a Broken Relationship 368Five: Types of Profit 378Six: Profit, Loss, Risk and Types of Available Women 388Considering Profit and Loss, and their Consequences and Risks 388Types of Available Women 400Part Seven: Advanced Methods 403One: Luck, Spellbinding and Aphrodisiacs 405Achieving Luck in Love 405Spellbinding Someone 410Aphrodisiacs 413Two: Passion, Enlargement and Techniques 419Recovery of Lost Passion 419Enlarging the Male Organ 423Unusual Techniques 425Contributors 433Index 435About the TranslatorResiding in Oslo, Norway, Lars Martin Fosse holds a master's and doctorate from the University of Oslo, and also studied at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, and Cologne. He is one of Europe's most experienced translators.
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