Category: Shibari Glossary

Common Non- Japanese Terminology in Shibari

Shibari is the traditional Japanese art of bondage. However, it has been enriched with other cutlural apporaches. Therefore, it is important to know the most common non-Japanese terminology in Shibari. Consequently, any rope lover who enters the Shibari world needs to learn the terminology used. The most common non-Japanese Terms in Shibari are the following:-Anchor…
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Kinbaku Sitting positions in Japanese

If you like Kinbaku or Shibari, you will be taking lessons or practicing with people that use the Japanese vocabulary for it. So, it is very helpful to know the Japanese words for the sitting positions. Especially, the words for the Kinbaku sitting positions in Japanese – 正座  Seiza, pronounced “say-zah” is the position where…
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Nawashi

Nawashi is a Japanese term which, in the art of Shibari, means rope artist. It literally means! a maker of rope”, but in the BDSM community means “rope artist”. It’s the kind of person who has some recognized knowledge in the history erotic art of kinbaku. In order to become a Nawashi, a person needs…
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