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The nirvana is a slight variation of the missionary position, and a classic Kama Sutra position. Instead of the woman spreading her legs and wrapping her arms around a man's back during penetration, she keeps her legs closed and grasps something above her head, such as a bedpost. This position enables shallower penetration and more clitoral stimulation, which sends many women to nirvana.
A woman keeping her legs closed during sex makes it slightly more difficult for a man to enter her, but also intensifies the friction and pleasure he feels. Because the nirvana is so similar to the missionary position, it's a great way for tentative couples to break out of the vanilla sex rut. This position is also simple and accessible to most people.
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