Among the pages of exhausting bedroom gymnastics there are some real gems, says our sex columnist. Kama Sutra positions all sound a bit gymnastic and exhausting, don't they? Like Glastonbury , bongs and the captain of the rugby team, they're the sort of thing you do in your uni days purely to say you have. But there are actually some real gems in there, and they don't require you to have Olympic flexibility or aligned chakras to enjoy.
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Like all things which keep us deliciously intrigued, no one can quite agree on the facts surrounding the Kama Sutra. We know it was compiled between the first and fourth century by an elderly Indian sage called Mallanaga Vatsyayana, but little is known of him. Some historians swear he was celibate; others say after studying ancient texts, he put the advice into practice and went for it! The Kama Sutra is basically a guide to live and love. A veritable sexfest apparently!
Sex Positions & Kama Sutra
You've probably heard of the Kama Sutra , the ancient Hindu text that's basically an A to Z of sex positions. But you probably assumed that it's full of awkward and ridiculously acrobatic positions that only the most limber among us would ever try. Well, that assumption is incorrect, my friend. There's a reason why the Kama Sutra has been a go-to sex position guide for thousands of years: it's full of practical, actionable tips for couples who want to try something beyond missionary. Yes, some of them are a tad tougher than others, but it's all about the attitude you bring to it.
Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. Lux Alptraum. When Indian philosopher Vatsyayana was writing the text that would be known as the Kama Sutra a few thousand years ago, there's no way he could have anticipated the impact his work would have on the world.