It is widely believed that Kamasutra has been in existence for thousands of years and is inevitably a part of everyone’s lives. Historians report that Kamasutra is a series of seven books, which have been written by Vatsyayana, between 400 B.C and 200 A.D. Although it is commonly believed that the Kamasutra acts as a manual for unique sexual positions, it can also be said to be a guide towards living a virtuous life containing love, familial values and other natural feelings. Historians further purport that Vatsyayana thought of writing Kamasutra because in his time, sex was not openly discussed and there was a high level of ignorance. There were not special classes or training for people on how to have sex as well. As such, he believed that his book would serve to educate people about the various sexual processes so that they could enjoy it while at it and reap satisfaction.
If one translates the set of seven books, he will notice that the Kamasutra has been cleverly divided into seven main parts. The books include an introductory section that illustrates how Lord Brahma created men and women. It also explains three important things for men: wealth, dharma and kama. The second book illustrates how men are organized according to their lingams and the same is done for females according to their genitalia. There are 64 different positions depicted in this second book. The third book speaks of the importance of the institution of marriage while the fourth book outlines the duties of a proper wife. The fifth book discusses the differences in the nature of males and females and the reasons for these while the sixth book outlines the lives of courtesans and how an emotional bonding between male and female can be forged. Finally, the seventh book speaks of sexual problems that can arise in men and women and several ways in which one can remain sexually active.
A comprehensive guide
At the end of it all, one thing is undeniable: Kamasutra is ultimately a comprehensive guide towards human sexuality. They can be applied to men and women and there is no indication anywhere these descriptions and acts cannot be applied to homosexuality. It can be seen that the creator of the Kamasutra has clearly understood that the display of affection, intimacy and sexual acts are all art forms that should not be looked upon with scorn. Through physical expressions of love, humans become more virtuous in their emotional and physical interactions, allowing to give and take more affection from the world around them.
So, pick up a Kamasutra book and read it to be educated on sex and its works. With this information in mind, you will find yourself finding sex more valuable and precious than ever before.