Buddhist Mythology

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YAB-YUM

Buddhist concept

Also known as Yabyum

A yummy embrace

This is a sexy spiritual hug. It is possible for humans to attempt it, but not for long. Still, there’s no harm in trying.

Like the Chinese Yin and Yang or the Japanese In and Yo, Yab-Yum symbolizes the dual male-female aspects of the Universe.

By joining together in this sexual union, you and your partner can enjoy all the benefits of higher understanding and become one with the universe. Furthermore, it is suitable for all Buddhists, Hindus, New Age explorers and anyone who likes that sort of thing.

A full explanation of the Yab-Yum sexual position is sadly outside the scope of Godchecker, but you can probably read about it in the glossy magazines — with illustrations.

Yab-Yum Facts and Figures

Name: Yab-Yum
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Yabyum

Gender: Male and female
Type: concept
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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