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A Sanskrit treatise setting forth rules for sexual pleasure, love, and marriage in accordance with Hindu law.
[Sanskrit kāmasūtram : kāmaḥ, love; see kā- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + sūtram, string, manual; see syū- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||Kamasutra - (Hinduism) an ancient Sanskrit text giving rules for sensuous and sensual pleasure and love and marriage in accordance with Hindu law|
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils