Part 6: About Courtesans
Chapter 6.6. Of Gains and Losses, Attendant Gains and Losses, and Doubts; and Lastly, the Different Kinds of Courtesans
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It sometimes happens that while gains are being sought for, or expected to be realized, losses only are the result of our efforts. The causes of these
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Chapter 6.5. Of Different Kinds of Gain
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When a courtesan is able to realize much money every day, by reason of many customers, she should not confine herself to a single lover;
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Chapter 6.4. About a Reunion with a Former Lover
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When a courtesan abandons her present lover after all his wealth is exhausted, she may then consider about her reunion with a former lover.
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Chapter 6.3. Of the Means of getting Money…
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Of the means of getting money, of the signs of the change of a lover’s feelings, and of the way to get rid of him. Money is got out of a lover in
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Chapter 6.2. Of a Courtesan Living With a Man as His Wife
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When a courtesan is living as a wife with her lover, she should behave like a chaste woman, and do everything to his satisfaction. Her duty in this respect
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Chapter 6.1. Of the Causes of a Courtesan Resorting to Men…
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Of the causes of a courtesan resorting to men; of the means of attaching to herself the man desired; and of the kind of man that it is desirable to be
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Introductory Remarks
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This Part 6, about courtesans, was prepared by Vatsyayana from a treatise on the subject that was written by Dattaka, for the women of Pataliputra (the