Kama sutra of Vatsyayana Complete translation from the original Sanskrit.
Above: 6th- to 14th-century temples in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Nepal.
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.
Do It: With both of you standing, you bend over at the waist; they enter you from behind.
However, Burton's Kamasutra gave a unique, specific meaning to these words in the western imagination.
He did not translate it, but did edit it to suit the Victorian British attitudes.
In that very fire the gods offer semen, and from that offering springs a man.
This is a primo Kama Sutra move for deep penetration, says Engle.