Definition of Kamasutra

1. Noun. (Hinduism) an ancient Sanskrit text giving rules for sensuous and sensual pleasure and love and marriage in accordance with Hindu law.

Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism
Generic synonyms: Sanskrit Literature



Definition of Kamasutra

1. Proper noun. A Sanskrit treatise setting forth rules for sensuous and sensual pleasure, love, and marriage in accordance with Hindu law. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamasutra

Kaluza-Klein theory
Kalyan-Dombivali
Kalydôn
Kam-Sui
Kam-Tai
Kam Muang
Kama
Kama Sutra
Kamadeva
Kamal
Kamala
Kamarupan
Kamas
Kamasin
Kamassian
Kamasutra
Kamba
Kambhoj
Kambhoja
Kambhojas
Kambo
Kamboh
Kambohs
Kamboj
Kamboja
Kambojas
Kamboji
Kambojika
Kambojs
Kambuj

Literary usage of Kamasutra

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"kamasutra. New Zealand, Black. Portrait History of Lincoln, Brady. Literary Anecdotes and Illustrations of Literary- History, ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"One essential qualification of them was the knowledge of how to win over the people. The kamasutra of Vatsyayana, which cites several earlier writers on the ..."

3. Psychoanalysis and Love by André Tridon (1922)
"The Homeric poems, the Song of Songs, the kamasutra and other Hindoo erotic works, the Arabian Perfumed Garden and even in more recent ..."

4. Rāja-çekhara's Karpūra-mañjarī: a drama by the Indian poet Rājaçekhara by Rājaśekhara, Sten Konow, Charles Rockwell Lanman (1901)
"... in the kamasutra, p. 19', ed. Bombay, who, in a most interesting carpe-diem-argument, says, " Better a dove to-day than a peacock to-morrow," varam adya ..."

5. Journal by Anthropological Society of Bombay (1894)
"... kamasutra. That author, learned in the lore of love, gives six prescriptions for running away with a girl, whose parents will not consent to an orthodox ..."

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