Part 6: About Courtesans
Chapter 6.6. Of Gains and Losses, Attendant Gains and Losses, and Doubts; and Lastly, the Different Kinds of Courtesans
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
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
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…
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
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…
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
Part 6: About Courtesans
Introductory Remarks
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