Mudras For Good Health

We present some brilliant, very effective and simple mudras, which you can practice anytime and anywhere:

GYAN MUDRA This is one of the most important mudras. It is widely used in all yogic meditation practices. Join the tip of forefinger to the tip of the thumb. Hold together gently for at least 15-30 minutes.

Advantages

Increases intelligence and wisdom

Purifies the mind of the practitioner

Cures many mental problems

Makes one joyful

Cures intoxication and addictive habits

PURN GYAN MUDRA This mudra is known as the mudra of Lord Buddha, since it was propagated by him. Sit cross-legged. Keep both hands in ‘Gyan Mudra’ Posture. Now keep right hand near chest region. Keep left hand near knee region.

Advantages

Clears the aura in the subtle astral body

Causes electrical changes in the electromagnetic activity of the brain leading to increased clarity and understanding

Improves memory to a great extent

Soothes irritable temperaments

Improves intelligence and wisdom

ABHAYA MUDRA – This is normally practiced after Gayatri Mantra recitation. Raise both your hands to the sides of your head. Touch the forefinger to tip of thumb (just as you do in Gyan Mudra). Hold the hand vertically straight by the sides.

Advantages

Makes your mind fearless

Gives you a feeling of courage and strength

DHYAAN MUDRA – Sit cross-legged. Place hands in Gyan Mudra, on your lap. Right palm should rest above left palm in Gyan mudra

Advantages

Makes you tremendously peaceful and tranquil

Helps in increasing concentration powers

Cures depression and other mental ailments

Practitioner can experience the final state of eternal yogic bliss

PRITHVI MUDRA – Touch the fore part of third finger (ring finger) to the tip of thumb.

Advantages

Helps balance the earth element in the body

Normalizes body equilibrium

Makes you physically stronger

Increases tolerance and patience

Helps practitioners of spiritual meditation

VARUN MUDRA – Touch the fore part of the smallest finger to the fore part of thumb.

Advantages

Regular practice balances water element in body

Improves physical appearance

Decreases dryness in skin and body

VAYU MUDRA – Fold the index finger (fore finger) on the base of thumb. Press the forefinger gently on the pad. Keep the other fingers away.

Advantages

Helps in all nervous ailments

Improves balance of air element in body

Helpful in pains and aches

Recommended for patients of Cerebral Palsy and Parkinson’s ailments.

PRAN MUDRA – Touch fore part of third (ring) finger and tip of fourth (little) finger to fore part of thumb.

Advantages

Reduces body fatigue and thus energizing the whole body

Improves eyesight

Optimizes the circulation of the life current throughout the body

MRITSANJIVINI MUDRA – Fold the index finger (fore finger) on the base of thumb. Press the forefinger gently on the pad. Touch the fore part of third (biggest) finger and fore part of fourth (ring) finger to the fore part of thumb.

Advantages

Makes the heart stronger

Very useful for people with heart ailments

Helps normalize blood pressure

Increases self-confidence

SURYA MUDRA – Touch the third (ring) finger to the base of thumb. Press the thumb gently over this third (ring) finger. Keep the other fingers away.

Advantages

Decreases Earth element in body

Cures mental heaviness

Reduces body fat

Enhances weight loss

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