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Get Physical: Kama Sutra

Looking for a way to bring you and your lover closer? I'm sure you've heard of the Kama Sutra, and you know it has to do with sex, but the rest is kind of blurry.

You should know that the Kama Sutra, written in Sanskrit in 400 AD, contains a total of 64 sexual positions. Vatsyayana, the author, believed there were 8 ways of making love, multiplied by 8 positions within each of these.

Just getting into a Kama Sutra position for lovemaking isn’t all there is to it. What you bring to the act of love is wisdom, attention, skills, presence of mind/body/spirit, fun, playfulness, and desire. Merely assuming a position isn’t going to do it for most lovers. Learning and bringing to the experience the depth of all that is possible when you begin to truly open the door to magic.

Part 2, titled Amorous Advances, is all about sexual union. It's 10 chapters that give an in-depth discussion of kissing, various types of foreplay, orgasm, a list of sex positions, oral sex, anal sex, paraphernalia (non-mainstream sexual practices), and ménage à trois (just because it's a French phrase doesn't mean they invented it).

The other parts of the book discuss marriage, other relationships, and two chapters explore ways to improve sexual experiences (there's always room for improvement, right?).

I'd say this is definitely a different read than You on a Diet. Amazon sells The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra for only $17.25.

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DStirk DStirk 10 years
no matter what, kama sutra remings me of sting saying he can last for hours on it.
scratch5 scratch5 10 years
We gavwe this to friends as a wedding present - we never got a thank you note. Either they were too busy having fun so they had no time to wirte a note, or they didn't appreciate it. I think it might be the later - they are now born again. I do think it is ineresting that all that "kinky" stuff has been happening for a long, long time. I think of it as so modern, but it has all been going on for a long, long, long time.
JessNess JessNess 10 years
My religious studies professor studied kama sutra- the sex part and beyond. He even has books on it
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