X
OOPS!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
OOPS!
MANAGE WISHLISTS
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
CANCEL
(0)
Updated 3/26/2020: Llewellyn is committed to keeping our staff and customers healthy and safe, as well as being good corporate citizens, during this time. Click to read how we are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Reference For Body, Mind & Spirit

Term: Bhagasana

DEFINITION:

A yogic posture that helps tone up the muscles of the pelvis and lower abdomen while stretching the thighs. To achieve this posture, sit on the ground and bend the knees, allowing them to move to the sides. Put your heels together and pull them as close to the groin as comfortably possible. It is believed that this pose can also help with sexual problems.

The secret meaning of this term involves maithuna, sacred intercourse. While in the traditional yab-yum position, it is impossible for the male to thrust, limiting sexual stimulation and causing lack of tumescence. However, a female can work her internal muscles, allowing the male to stay erect. See Pompour.

AUTHOR:  Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson
SOURCE:  Great Sex Made Simple, Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson (Llewellyn Publications)
SHARE:    /   PRINT
IN OUR BLOGS
Cannabis Spirituality
by Anna
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Philip H. Farber, author of Brain Magick and the new High Magick: A Guide to Cannabis in Ritual & Mysticism. Right now, as I write this, the state in which I live is about to have a historic vote...
What's New
$17.95 US
  /  
$12.32 US
  /  
$65.00 US
  /  
$16.99 US
  /  
        
Copyright © 2020 - Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.