Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

MAITHUNA

Hindu concept

The act of sexual union

This is one of the Five Naughty Things — see Pañcamakâras. Also known as coitus or intercourse. Not something you would want to be involved with.

However, some mortals seem to enjoy it.

Maithuna Facts and Figures

Name: Maithuna
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: concept
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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