The Kamasutra is composed of 36 chapters divided into 7 books.Most of the text constitutes an in-depth description of what were then widespread customs in male/female relationships.A light scratch on the skin, for example, should “sound” as though the two lovers were musical instruments.
In Hinduism, sexual pleasure is thought to be a gift from God.
Pleasure is considered one of the main reasons man was put on earth.
Kamasutra advises readers on how to kiss, caress, bite and penetrate, taking particular care to keep individual tastes from prevailing.
The Kamasutra provides detailed descriptions of how to use fingernails on a lover's body.
In Hinduist mythology Kama, the God of Love, created the whole Universe. Each way includes, in turn, eight different positions for a total of 64 sexual positions, called the 64 arts.
The author distinguishes men by the size of their penises and women by the depth of their vaginas.
The Kamasutra was written in India in the early 3rd century AD.
There is no reliable information available about the author save his name, Mallanaga Vatsyayana.
Only one part of the work is dedicated to actual sexual practice.
The Kamasutra addresses licit and illicit love affairs, seduction strategies, different kinds of caresses, erotic positions that are recommended or worth avoiding and more.
In no other culture has sexuality been described in such an in-depth manner.