Category: Glossary

Bondassage

Bondassage is an ecstatic exploration of the senses through light bondage, sensory deprivation, esoteric bodywork and sensation play. It is an original concept created by Jaeleen Bennis, a sensual Domina, and professional bodyworker. She has introduced thousands of people around the world to the fascinating world of sensual domination combined with esoteric bodywork. Bondassage is…
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Difference between Rigger, Nawashi, and Bakushi

Whether you practice Kinbaku, Shibari or Bondage, the person who is tying has a specific name. Therefore, you should know the difference between rigger, nawashi, and bakushi. Depending on what you do, you will use one term or another. In the end, the way to refer to the person tying depends on whether you are…
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Shibari Vs Kinbaku

One of the most common controversies in the world of Japanese bondage is Shibari Vs Kinbaku. These terms are similar, but they definitely don’t mean the same. Although many people think the meaning is the same, each term has its own meaning. Some people think these semantic distinctions are unimportant and a waste of time.…
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Shibari Terms and useful language.

Shibari is a Japanese art, so it is important to familiarize yourself with the most common Shibari terms and useful language. Shibari means tight binding, and it is a practice that requires many different ties. Every Shibari practitioner will be applying different ties during a Shibari scene. Most of the names of the ties include…
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Most Common Japanese Terms in Shibari

Shibari is a Japanese art of restraint. Although it is known and practiced around the world, the original terminology is in Japanese. Therefore, you should familiarize yourself with its jargon. That’s why here we present the most common Japanese terms in Shibari. Asanawa – Rope made of bast fibre, typically from jute or hemp.Bakshi –…
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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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The Art in Japanese Rope Bondage

The art in Japanese rope bondage has developed over the centuries. We refer to it as shibari, which means “decoratively tie,” or kinbaku, which translates to “tight binding.” Experts, on several occasions, have described shibari as a shared meditative practice whose main focus is to achieve a deep and profound relaxation of body and mind.…
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Atypical Sex

Atypical sex was first known as sexual perversion. That is, a desire in which you experience intense sexual excitement to “atypical” situations, such as fantasies, behaviors, or objects like rope leather and other artifacts. People now mainly associate atypical sex to BDSM, which stands for bondage, discipline, domination, submission, sadism, and masochism. There are still…
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