The only image we could use without offending prudish users.
"Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."
— Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra in "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"
A couple of thousand years or so ago, a man called Vatsyayana Mullanaga got it into his head to compile a book of all the sex tips he could find in his homeland of India. This tome was called the Kama Sutra
(lit: Pleasure Sayings
) and even today it is a byword for sexuality around the world. It is not actually a religious work, despite rumours to the contrary, although some cultures may regard sex as an act of worship.
There are a couple of other Eastern sexual wisdom texts, the Ananga Ranga
and The Perfumed Garden
, but these are referenced far less often.
There is also a film, released in 1996, starring Indira Varma (Lucius's wife in Rome
, Suzie in Torchwood
) and Naveen Andrews (Sayid from LOST
). So something for everyone there. Not to mention numerous 'ahem!' educational DVDs.
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