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Yoga mudra

Feb 20, 2017

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YOGA MUDRA

YOGA MUDRA

BY:-CHANDAN KUMAR GUPTA

-:Definition:-The meaning of mudra, which is a Sanskrit word, is closure or seal. Mudra hand positions are physical gestures that have an effect on the energy flow of the body.

Benefits of mudrasThe mudras benefit the bio magnetic fields, psyche, body, and mind in many ways Some of the benefits of mudras are as follows:The mudras clear the psychic centers and subtle channels in the body This allows the life force to flow freely to the various parts of the bodyThe mudras purify the bodys bio magnetic field and shield it from negative forces

Types of mudras

Gyan mudra:The gyan mudra raises the level of the element vayu or air in the body. This mudra is done by joining together the tip of the thumb and the index finger.Fig:

Prana mudra:The pran mudra helps in increasing vitality and in the activation of the root chakrar .To perform this mudra, we should keep the tips of your little finger, ring finger and thumb together The middle and index finger should remain extended.Fig:

Vayu mudra:The meaning of vayu is wind, and this mudra is aimed specifically at getting rid of flatulence It is said to produce immediate results However, once the problem is relieved you should stop doing this.Fig:

Prithvi mudra:This mudra helps in activating the root chakra The root chakra holds the elemental force of vital energy Some of the benefits of the prithvi mudra are increased energy, inner stability, and strengthening of the mind and body

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Chin mudra:The chin mudra is used in breathing exercises like Ujjayi Pranayama or in seated meditation. This mudra is effective for lower back pain, reducing stress, and for headaches.

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Apaan mudra:The apaan mudra is a very useful and important mudra that detoxifies the body and then energizes it Some of the benefits of apaan mudra are for constipation, anuria, and delayed child delivery.Fig:

Surya mudra:The surya mudra helps decrease the earth element and increase the fire element in the body It is effective in regulating the metabolism and body temperature

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Shunya mudra:To perform this mudra, you should keep the thumb on the middle finger, while the remaining fingers are kept straight The benefits of this mudra include dealing with numbness in the body, vertigo, deafness, and earaches.

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Linga mudra:The linga mudra strengthens the immune system of the body and loosens the collected mucous in the body. This mudra is also effective for weight loss because of the generation of heat.

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Ganesha mudra:The ganesha mudra symbolizes strength when faced with troubles. We should practice this mudra daily .It helps stimulate the metabolism and digestion.

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Mandala mudra:The mandala mudra is practiced to symbolize the offering of the whole physical universe to the enlightened teachers and Buddha Although this pose is not created by the deities, it is employed extensively in the practice of ritual visualization called mandala offering.

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Shankh mudra:You can find this mudra in Hindu temples as symbols.This mudra is very effective for throat problems. The clasping positioning of the fingers in this mudra simulates a conch shell.

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Rudra mudra:To perform this mudra, you should keep the tips of the ring finger and index finger on top of the thumbs tip. The other fingers should be comfortably extended.

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Surahi mudra:To perform this mudra, you should join the little fingers of both hands together. The middle finger and forefinger should also be joined together. Keep the thumbs free.

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Surabhi mudra:You can perform this mudra thrice a day for 15 minutes. This mudra is effective in dealing with rheumatic inflammation and helps increase intellect.

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Hakini mudra:This mudra helps improve coordination between the left and right hemispheres of the brain. we can practice this mudra at anytime and any place.

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Back mudra:This mudra is very effective for dealing with backache. we can practice this mudra with both hands.

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Yoni mudra:This mudra is used to bring isolation to your senses and keep you from distractions. This can help us look inward with a calm and relaxed mind.

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Jnana mudra:In this mudra, the hands with the palms facing up are kept on the knees in the seated position. This mudra gives a spacious feeling and uplifts the mind.

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