Kama Sutra has over 250 kissing references | India News - Times of India
Where leave alone kissing, even the various types of kisses have been explained in great detail by Vatsyayana.
Ambitious kissers could try everything from the Bent Kiss, Turned Kiss, Pressed Kiss, Straight Kiss, Clasping Kiss, Kiss That Kindles Love, Kiss That Turns Away or the Kiss That Awakens!!
All in all, there are over 250 references in the Kama Sutra to different types of kisses, when to kiss, how to kiss.
According to Bryant, “In the culture of Indians, it was believed that the exhaled breath was part of the soul, and by two people bringing their mouths together, showed the joining of their souls.”
As per an article published in the New York Times, some cultural
historians believe it is only within the last 800 years, with the advent of effective dentistry and the triumph over halitosis, that the lips were freed to become an erogenous zone.