What is Sexology? Kama Sutra

What is Sexology?

Sexology is interdisciplinary science that focuses on diverse aspects of human sexual behaviour and sexuality, including sexual development, Relationships, Intercourse, Sexual dysfunction, Sexually transmitted diseases, and pathologies such as child sexual abuse or sexual addiction.

Thus, It is the scientific study of human sexuality, including human sexual interests, behaviors, and functions. The term sexology does not generally refer to the non-scientific study of sexuality, Such as political science or social criticism. Sexologists apply tools from several academic fields, such as biology, Medicine, Psychology, Epidemiology, Sociology, and criminology. Topics of study include sexual development, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexual relationships, sexual activities, and atypical sexual interests. It also includes the study of sexuality across the lifespan, Including child sexuality, Puberty, Adolescent sexuality, and sexuality among the elderly. Sexology also spans sexuality among the mentally or physically disabled.

Kama Sutra

Kama Sutra is neither exclusively nor predominantly a sex manual on sex positions, but written as a guide to the “art-of-living” well, the nature of love, finding a life partner, maintaining one’s love life, and other aspects pertaining to pleasure-oriented faculties of human life. It is the oldest surviving Hindu text on erotic love. The text is a mix of prose and anustubh-meter poetry verses.

Sexology-Kama Sutra

The text acknowledges the Hindu concept of Purusharthas, and lists desire, Sexuality, and emotional fulfillment as one of the proper goals of life. Its chapters discuss methods for courtship, training in the arts to be socially engaging, finding a partner, flirting, maintaining power in a married life, when and how to commit adultery, sexual positions, and other topics. The majority of the book is about the philosophy and theory of love, what triggers desire, what sustains it, and how and when it is good or bad.

Vatsyayana

He is an ancient Indian philosopher, known for writing the Kama Sutra, the most ancient book in the world on human sexuality. He lived in India during the second or third century CE, Probably in Pataliputra, Which is known as Patna today.