The book contains detailed advice on what a man must do to win over a woman, what a woman must do to win over a man, the states of a woman's mind, the role of a go-between, and the reasons why women might reject the advances of men.
In terms of choosing a mate, the Kama Sutra advises on whether to consider fellow students or childhood friends.
Burton's persistence in publishing the Kama Sutra in the West, and the interest the text generated in both India and abroad, has led to a proliferation of translations and versions of the original masterpiece.
The Ananga-Ranga The 15th century Ananga-Ranga is an updated version of the Kama Sutra, written in far more accessible Sanskrit than its earlier predecessor.
Classification and compatibility of males and females by their genital size is explored in various combinations and to their degree of passion.