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Vastu Shastra in Kamasutra

Kamasutra is considered as one of the deified sciences of the Hindu tradition. Brahma has been considered as the first, who inscribed a manuscript of one-lakh sections, relating with the rules of lifestyles of the people. Later, Nandi isolated thousand parts from it and compiled the content called KS. Svetaketu further altered it into more modest renditions of five hundred sections. Later, Babhravaya incorporated it into seven books containing fifty parts.
Later on the custom proceeded with Dattaka, Suvarnanabha, Carayana, Ghotakamukha, Gonikaputra, Gonarda and Kucumara, who created their own particular versions, concentrating on one or more issues, introduced by Babhravaya. Vastyayana made a treatise called Kamasutra, which is a general content, taking into account all the above. It contains an aggregate of seven books, orchestrated in sixty-four sections, with 1250 verses. We discover extremely evident portrayal of every issue relating to the developed and cosmopolitan lifestyles, concentrating on male-female connections.


Here I have taken Vatsyayana's Kamasutra as Kamasutra. The Vastu Shatra standards are related to huge cases described in Kamasutra and are exhibited here. In the third section of the first book, we discover point by point depiction of sixty-four expressions, where a couple is identified with Vastu Shatra, as:

  • Art of embellishing bed with flowers, 
  • Art of organizing the bed,
  • Art of building homes.

Shastri deciphered the word kala, used in Kamasutra as the expertise that is utilized to attract. It likewise makes stylish worth (rasa) in the mind of the entertainer. This translation helps us comprehend the significance of Vastu Kala in Kamasutra point of view. In the third section of the first book, we discover a verse, which says that a princess, knowing all the sixty-four expressions, can definitely pull in a male, who has a thousand collections of mistresses. Maybe, it demonstrates that such tremendous homes must have been developed at those times. While portraying the best place to say, Kamasutra proposes that one ought to live in a city, capital, a locale place, and so on, where extravagances, enhancements and offices are accessible in wealth. Indeed Kamasutra would not falter to encourage individuals to stay in outside areas, where they can delight in their life better. The spot ought to be beautiful and found between streams, mountains and trees. It is, further, underscored that the home ought to be developed close to a water repository and an arrangement (or both may be made rater close to a home) and ought to have two sections, called within house (antah- prakostha) and outside house (bahya-prakostha)

Kamasutra presents the idea called Gosthivihara, (I.4.9) where the individuals in the nighttimes, amass for chatter, pondering and so on. Later, in the nighttimes they try for sangita gosthi, (I.4.10) where different musical programs are organized. From this depiction, we may reason that the idea, like the pub or inn, must have been prevalent in those days.