Kamasutra is one of the most ancient and renowned sex manuals, explaining ‘the art of making love’. The manual puts forth various aspects of love making, pertaining to art of pleasure oriented faculties and state of love.
In all, a total of 64 Kamasutra sexual positions were explained by Vatsyayana in Kamasutra. According to him, there are eight methods of making love, each encompassing eight positions.
Segregated into various chapters, Kamasutra explains stimulating erotic desire, the artful scratching, superior coitus, embracing, patting and caressing. Among other aspects of art of love making, such as biting, copulating, blows-and-sighs, love game and virile behaviour in women, are also detailed in the literary work.
Twining of a Creeper
In this position, woman clings on to a man just like a creeper twining tree. Bending his head, man bends towards her with a desire to kiss. Thereafter, both of them embrace each other while looking lovingly towards each other.
Climbing of a Tree
Woman places one of her feet on the foot of the partner, while the other one rests on his thighs. Thereafter, she places one of her arms round his back and the other on his shoulder. In this manner, she climbs up to him just like climbing a tree to have a kiss.
Mixture of Sesamum Seed with Rice
In this Kamasutra position, man and woman lie on a bed, embracing each other very closely. Arms and thighs of one are winded by the arms and thighs of other.
Mixture of Milk and Water
Woman sits on the lap of man in this position, or in front of him. This position exhibits love chemistry between partners, who don’t think of any pain or hurt while embracing each other as if they have merged with each other.
In highest congress Kamasutra position, woman places her thighs with her legs doubled up while engaging in sexual pursuit. This position is also referred to as ‘position of Indrani’.
Splitting of a Bamboo
Woman positions one of her legs on man’s shoulder, and stretches the other out for a sexual intercourse. Similarly, she does it for other leg on the course of sexual activity.
During sexual pursuit, one thigh is raised and positioned on the other.
In a supported congress Kamasutra position, man and a woman use a support like a wall or a pillar during sexual activity.
Legs of woman are contracted and placed on her stomach during the sexual activity.