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The Complete Kama Sutra The First Unabridged Modern Translation Of The Classic Indian Text By Alain Danielou

The Complete Kama Sutra The First Unabridged Modern Translation Of The Classic Indian Text By Alain Danielou



  The Complete Kama Sutra The First Unabridged Modern Translation Of The Classic Indian Text

By Alain Danielou

 

CONTENTS


Editor's Note vii

Introduction by Alain Danielou 1

Part One

GENERAL REMARKS
Chapter One: Contents ofthe Book
Chapter Two: The Three Aims of Life
Chapter Three: The Acquisition of Knowledge
Chapter Four: The Conduct of the Well-bred
Chapter Five: Reflections on Intermediaries Who
Assist the Lover in His Enterprises


Part Two

AMOROUS ADVANCES


Chapter One: Stimulation of Erotic Desire  89

Chapter Two: Embraces  106

Chapter Three: Petting and Caresses  119

Chapter Four: The Art of Scratching  132

Chapter Five: Biting  139

Chapter Six: On Copulation and Special Tastes. 145

Chapter Seven: Blows and Sighs. 159

Chapter Eight: Virile Behavior in Women  168

Chapter Nine: Superior Coition or Fellation
Chapter Ten: Preludes and Conclusions to  the Game of Love. 183, 197, 15 , 25 , 45

Townsman 57, 7A


Part Three

ACQUIRING A WIFE

Chapter One: Forms ofMarriage 217

Chapter Two: How to Relax the Girl 229

Chapter Three: Ways of Obtaining the Girl 239

Chapter Four: How to Manage Alone 251

Chapter Five: Union by Marriage 263



Part Four

DUTIES AND PRIVILEGES OF THE WIFE


Chapter One: Conduct of the Only Wife 277

Chapter Two: Conduct of the Chief Wife and Other Wives 289

 Part Five

OTHER MEN'S WIVES

Chapter One: Behavior of Woman and Man 309

Chapter Two: Encounters to Get Acquainted 327

Chapter Three: Examination of Sentiments 337

Chapter Four: The Taskofthe Go-between 345

Chapter Five: The King's Pleasures 365

Chapter Six: Behavior in the Gynoecium 376


Part Six

ABOUT COURTESANS

Chapter One: Advice of the Assistants on the Choice of Lovers 391

Chapter Two: Looking for a Steady Lover 405

Chapter Three: Ways ofMaking Money 422

Chapter Four: Renewing Friendship with a Former Lover 438

Chapter Five: Occasional Profits 452

Chapter Six: Profits and Losses: Reflections on Doubts Concerning the Advantages and Disadvantages of Relations 469

Part Seven
OCCULT PRACTICES

Chapter One: Success in Love 489

Chapter Two: Arousing a Weakened Sexual Power 508


APPENDICES

One: Texts Quoted 531

Two: Mythical and Historical Characters and Authors

Mentioned in the Text 533

Three: Works Consulted 536

Four: Glossary I: Plants, Herbs, Spices, and Sundry Products 537

Five: Glossary II: Special Terms 545

Index 549

About the Translator 563

 

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