Today we’ll talk about Kama Sutra or the oldest Sanskrit textbook about erotic love. Written by Vatsyayana – an Indian philosopher that over the time became the guru of intricate sex position- this famous go-to guide to intimate sex can still make people blush even today. So, if you want to learn more details about the most famous 10 sex positions from the Kama Sutra, we’ll be your guide and give you all the details you need.
Although the manuscript itself is more of a spiritual book that talks about how to sustain a healthy, happy relationship and less a guide dedicated to actual positions, that section is definitely a heavy one. That particular chapter teaches men how to prioritize women’s pleasure by focusing on the way they touche her and the whole physical connection.
Of course, the book also contains intriguing sex positions that require flexibility and athletic features but if you’re less agile there are also several moves that will spare your spine. Because good sex is not about crazy backbends but about experimenting with your partner positions that you can adapt to or give your best shot.
So are you ready to discover what sets apart good sex from great sex? Then give these 10 positions a whirl!
The Lotus position or Padmasana, encourages grinding so if you’re not so much into penetration, then this sexual position is the best for you. It will allow you to rub up against your partner for clitoral stimulation and if you stay on top, you can also lower yourself onto their penis.
Do It: Sit on the lap of your partner while he sits in a yoga pretzel/cross-legged position. Hug each other for better support, wrap your legs around him and grind!
If both you and your partner are not flexible, this position can workout perfectly since it only requires to bend your waist. However, if there’s a great height difference between you too, you can use a sex pillow underneath to reach your partners’ shoulders.
Do It: While your partner is sitting on their knees, you should lie back and rest your legs on their shoulders.
Great for girl-on-girl sex, this scissoring position allows partners to manually stimulate each other with their hands or with a sex toy.
Do It: While your partner leans back on their forearms and hands with their legs bent, you sit in the same position and inch toward your partner until you make contact.
Another great position for those who like grinding, the Chairman can also be a great for deep penetration so start bouncing and let him play with your nipples while kissing your shoulders too. And if you want to spice things up a little bit, bring it a toy and use it for manual stimulation.
Do It: Your partner sits on the edge of the bed and you sit on them, facing away.
This underrated basic position is also in the most famous textbook of erotic love and it has different variations that make it more intimate because of the close eye contact and all those feels.
Do it: Lie on your back with a pillow underneath your pelvis while your partner lies on top of you, facedown thrusting in an upward diagonal direction while your grinding your clitoris against him.
6.The Pinball Wizard
If you’re looking for deep penetration and you can hold a bridge position, this is the primo Kama Sutra move you need to try. Ask your partner to support with their arms your lower body while allowing him access to massage your pubic bone and stimulate your clit.
Do It: Just like a pinball machine, get into a partial bridge position while your weight is resting on your shoulders. Let your partner penetrate you from a kneeling position while they hold on to your thighs for a better grip.
Even if it might be harder for the natural curve of your partner penis to accommodate this position, it is totally doable and once you get the groove you can really have a good time.
Pro tip: To up your range of movement when you’re on top, Engle suggests putting a pillow under each knee.
Do It: While your partner lies on their back, go on top facing their feet and start riding them.
8.Stand and Deliver
This position is for the adventurous ones or for those who prefer a good shallow penetration. Switch to your knees if you’re looking for something deeper or if you want to compensate the height difference. You can also use a chair or table to lean on for support.
Do It: While both of you are standing, bend over your waist and let your partner enter you from behind.
This is a more challenging position but you can anytime drop to your knees and pleasure your partner in case you’re losing balance and get frustrated. Just give it a go and see how it works for you.
Do It: Face your partner while standing on one foot and wrap your other leg around their waist.
10.The Good Ex
Easier than it looks, this position offers you a great opportunity to get really intimate with your partner while using a vibrator on yourself in the same time. You can also consider a butt plug for extra stimulation.
Do It: Face each other while sitting on the bed with your legs forward. Lift your partner left leg over your right one and the other way around and come closer to your partner so they can enter you. Or you can both lie with your legs forming an x while letting gravity replace thrusting.