Erogenous Zones: Described in Old Sanskrit Literature


Our knowledge on erogenous points in both male and female is limited. We present here the vast knowledge on the same availability which existed in India during the 13th century.

Share and Cite:

Nambisan, R. and Skandhan, K. (2014) Erogenous Zones: Described in Old Sanskrit Literature. Advances in Sexual Medicine, 4, 25-28. doi: 10.4236/asm.2014.42005.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.


[1] (1929) Vatsyayanamuni’s Kamasutra. Vidyavilas Press, Banaras.
[2] Ganong, W.F. (1989) Review of Medical Physiology. 14th Edition, Princeton Hall International Inc., Connectievet.
[3] Storebel, C.F. (1985) Biological Rhythms in Psychiatry. In: Kalpan, H.I. and Sadock, B.J., Eds., Comprehensive Text Book in Psychiatry IV, Williams and Wilkins.
[4] Kinsey, A.C., Pomeroy, W.B., Martino, E. and Gebhard, P.H. (1953) Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia.
[5] Dixit, M.P. (1942) Kelikuthuhalam. Khagesa Press, Banaras.
[6] Grafenberg, E. (1950) The Role of the Urethra in Female Orgasm. International Journal of Sexology, 3, 145-149.
[7] Weisenberg, M. (1984) Physiology of Female Sexual Functions. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 27, 697-705.
[8] Kokokka, M. (1922) Ratirahasyam (The Secret of Sexual Pleasure). Permanent Company, Banaras.
[9] Iyengar, R.P. (1923) Ratiratnapradipika. Royal Press, Mysore.
[10] Schmidt, R. (1927) Kallyanamallasanangaranga. Punjab Sanskrit Pustakalay, Banaras.
[11] Dev, A. (1990) The Story of Civilization. National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi.
[12] Jyoteeswaracharya, S.K. (1923) Panchasayaka. Vidyavilas Press, Banaras.

Copyright © 2023 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.