The Kama sutra – 04 Social Gatherings
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
When men of the same age, disposition and talents, fond of the same diversions and with the same degree of education, sit together in company with women, or in an assembly of citizens, or at the abode of one among themselves, and engage in agreeable discourse with each other, such is called a Sitting in company or a social gathering.
The subjects of discourse are to be the completion of verses half composed by others, and the testing the knowledge of one another in the various Arts. The women who may be the most beautiful, who may like the same things that the men like, and who may have power to attract the minds of others, are here done homage to.