Napa Sutra

A List of Popular Napping Styles

Of course the original Napa Sutra was written by Shah’llaii’sa’leep in ancient Napapotamia; that popular tome’s title has since been used as a generic term for any book of napping styles and technique. Here Napa Sutra is used just as the title of a list of the napping styles currently popular, circa early 21st century.

Notice that you can vote up your favorite napping style, and no, you don't have to log in to vote! Btw, yes, you can vote for more than one style.

Also, if you've developed a "specialty nap" of your own, we'll list it here - with credit by name to you! (For now, just email us at TheDalaiNapa at Napism.Info.)
Note: An alert Napist (no, that's not an oxymoron) has brought to our attention that our Napa Sutra has the glaring omission of the Classroom Nap!  So, yes, one could say that author was caught napping . . .

Enjoy!

(Note that this web version of the Napa Sutra is about only 25% of the book's version.)

No-I-Wasn’t-Sleeping-Again-I-Was-Just-Very-Very-Deep-in-Thought-About-How-Very-Wonderful-You-Are-My-Dear
Hey-I-Was-Watching-That

a.k.a. TV Naps

Gravity-Well

When you encounter a sudden and very localized spike in the power of gravity and you . . . just . . . can’t . . . stay . . . vertical.  (Note: Relative to the general population, skilled Napists tend to be more in tune with the universe and its mysterious cosmic forces, so nearly all non-nappers simply cannot sense the “hole” in the gravity and meet claims of Gravity-Well Abductions with quite a bit of skepticism.)

Seeking-Solutions-Through-My-Subconscious

Commonly referred to as a SSTMS Nap.

Cosmically-Ordained

Who are we to argue when the Gods speak and make their wishes known?

Mirror

When your spouse, companion, workmate, or whomever obviously needs a nap but will not admit it to himself, and you call for quiet so you can nap, he is much more likely to quiet himself and perhaps slip into a nap.  (This is a popular way many selfless Napists “take one for the team.”)

After-Kissing-Not-a-Thought-in-My-Head-Except-“Mmmm”
Planning Session
Proper-Preparation-For-Cocktail-Hour
Tomorrow-I-MIGHT-Be-Busy-So-I’d-Better-Rest-Up-Now

It's just being prudent, y'know.

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