It is a sexual desire apart from the other two i.e. the dharma and artha which are mostly desired by men and are the three things from which a yogi, the saint must keep himself away from besides greed, fear, sleep and wrath.
(Skt) "Desire"; love in all its ranges, cosmic and human.
Lust. -Sanskrit. (Du) Lust, desire. (N4)
worldly enjoyment and pleasure
fulfilling the legitimate pleasures of life.
love/lust and desire in general. Kâma is also the first and most basic of the 'legitimate goals of life' (purushârtha) sanctioned by Indian culture, and is associated in theater with erotic sentiment ( zrngâra-rasa).
god of desire, of love. His wife is Ratî. His unusual representations show Him as a handsome young man. With His bow made of a sugarcane stem, He launches arrows made of flowers
Pleasure, one of the four encouraged goals of life in Hinduism. Kama refers primarily to aesthetic pleasure, such as the enjoyment of music, drama, dance, painting, sculpture, and so on. It can also refer to sexual pleasure. Indeed one of the best-known Hindu books in the West is the Kama Sutra, a manual for sexual activity. For more information concerning the goals of life, go here.
The third of the four aims of life - regulated sense of enjoyment.
From the Sanskrit word for love and desire. Kama is the Hindu God of love and erotic desire.
desire and sexuality used as a means to liberation or transcendence of the human condition
god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara
Sensuous love, emotional feeling of attachment. In ancient Indian thought is recognized as the stimulus of action and personified as the god of erotic love.
Gratification or fulfillment of desire.
The Sanskrit term for the art of love (of which sex or sexual attraction is only a part)
pursuit of desire and pleasure, particularly sexual pleasure
(Sanskrit) Desire of the senses, especially sexual desire. The craving which arises from the false belief in an ego or self separate from the rest of manifestation.
Healthy and spiritual use of the senses
Principle of desire. Connected with the Astral Plane and Dan - Scorpio.
in Hinduism, sensual enjoyment and desire, including aesthetic pleasure. One of "The Four Aims of Man." See also Purusartha.
("desire"): the appetite for sensual pleasure blocking the path to true bliss (ananda); the only desire conducive to freedom is the impulse toward liberation, called mumukshutva
Kama (Devanagari: à¤•à¤¾à¤®) involves sensual gratification, sexual fulfillment, pleasure of the senses, love, and the ordinary enjoyments of life regarded as one of the four ends of man (purusharthas). Kama is the lowest step on the ladder of aims in Hindu life, below worldly status (artha), because even animals seek physical pleasures. The other two purusharthas are dharma and moksha.