A few thousand years ago, when Indian writer Vatsyayana was putting pen to paper and writing the text that would be known as the Kama Sutra. The Kama Sutra is an ancient Indian Hindu text written by Vātsyāyana. It is widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behaviour in Sanskrit Vātsyāyana · History of sexuality in India · A Tale of Love · Kamashastra. The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana, tr. by Richard Burton, , full text etext at musesyndrome.com.