As we continue moving forward it is of value to know and in your best interest to equipped yourself with as many tools possible. Cycle the gears in your hands = cycle the gears in your body, anytime anywhere mudra up. For a long time I incorporated streches into my workouts never knowing they were important yoga postures It just makes sense to me Yo strecth a certain a way you hitting your organs in spots they become massaged by surrounding muscles functional organs = happy chakras boom. So same with your hands Areas in the hands correspond to functions in the body and the way we can strecth and work these areas without any external assistance is in the mudras Its on you.
COMMUNICATION WITH BODY MIND
If we would of learned this as kids in school it would of kept us trouble makers with our hands to ourselves like they would always tell us no' . So as we have been left in the dust time to catch up with what so many have clearly known for centuries and put it to practice.
Mudras are very powerful. If you practice these mudras regularly you can see the wonderful health benefits.
Long before this much publicity came to yoga my grand father used to practice asanas, chakras and mudras in yoga. To my knowledge my grandfather has never gone to a doctor. He has neither diabetes nor blood pressure. He taught us the way to practice mudras. Mudras are very powerful. If you practice these mudras regularly you can see the wonderful health benefits.
1. Gyan Mudra (Mudra of Knowledge):
Touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the index finger, with the other three fingers stretched out.
As it is a mudra of knowledge, it enhances the knowledge. The tip of thumb has centers of pituitary and endocrine glands. When we press these centers by index finger the two
glands work actively.
Time duration: There is no particular time duration for this mudra. You can practice by sitting, standing or lying on bed whenever and wherever you have time.
* Increases memory power and sharpens the brain
* Enhances concentration and prevents Insomnia
* If we practice it regularly, it will cure all psychological disorders like Mental, Hysteria, Anger and Depression
Prithvi Mudra (Mudra of Earth):
Tip of the ring finger touches the tip of the thumb, with the other three fingers stretched out.
It reduces all physical weaknesses.
It has no particular time duration. You can practice it any time you want.
Tip of little finger touches the tip of thumb, with the other three fingers stretched out.
It balances the water content and prevents all diseases which come due to lack of water.
It has no specific time duration and one can practice it according to their time.
It prevents all the diseases that occur due to the imbalance of the air.
The practice of this mudra for 45 minutes reduces the severity of the disease in 12 to 24 hours. For better results practice it for two months.
Keep the middle finger at the mount of Venus and press it with thumb.
It reduces the dullness in our body.
One can practice it for 40 to 60 minutes daily until to be cured from the disease.
Bend the ring finger and press it with thumb.
It sharpens the center in thyroid gland.
Practice it daily twice for 5 to 15 minutes.
Bend ring finger and little finger and touch the tip of thumb with their tips keeping the remaining two fingers stretched.
As it is the mudra of life, it improves the power of life. Weak people become strong. It reduces the clamps in blood vessels. If we practice it regularly, we will become active.
No specific time duration. One can practice it any time.
The tips of middle finger and ring finger touch the tip of thumb while the other two fingers are stretched out.
It plays an important role in our health as it regulates the excretory system.
Practice it daily for 45 minutes, but practice for longer time yields more benefits.
The tips of the middle finger and ring finger touch the tip of thumb, while the index finger touches the base of thumb and little finger stretched out.
It benefits the heart. It works like injection in the reduction of heart attack. It is as powerful as sorbitate tablet. It reduces the gas content in body.
Practice it as many times as you can. Heart patients and BP patients can practice it for 15 minutes daily twice for better results.
Interlock the fingers of both the hands and keep the thumb of the left hand vertically straight and encircle it with the thumb and the index finger of the right hand.
It generates heat in our body. Take milk, ghee, more water and fruit juices in addition to practice of this mudra for much benefits.
Practice it any time you want. But don’t practice it a lot as it produces heat in the body. It can cause sweating even in winter if you practice it longer.
Thank you for this information.
I have often wondered why spiritual images held their hands in particular ways, I also wonder why you see so many celebrities doing the same hand signals
Apoorva Yoga Academy is a recognized hatha yoga teacher training institute located in rishikesh, India.