Do you know these important mudras and their endless benefits?
First Published 9, Oct 2020, 7:07 PM
Each finger on our hands represents five mudras. These mudras are said to represent “the 5 elements viz fire, water, space, earth and air.”
Gyan Mudra: This is used to find inner peace and gain wisdom.
How it’s done: Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger.
Benefits: Useful for respiratory issues, good for those suffering from memory loss and is beneficial to those suffering from hyperthyroidism.
Vayu Mudra: If you’re feeling restless, try this mudra. It is said to calm one down.
How it’s done: Bend your index finger to nestle at the base of your thumb, and lock it down with your thumb.
Benefits: Useful to those with a short fuse, aggressive and hyperactive people.
Akash Mudra: To be enlightened, one uses the mudra.
How it’s done: Touch the tips of your thumb and middle finger
Benefits: It helps release the toxins from one’s body.
Shunya Mudra: Helps in alleviating pain
How it’s done: Similar to the Vayu Mudra, bend your middle finger to the base of your thumb and let your thumb gently clasp over it.
Benefits: Useful for those with ear pain and motion sickness
Prithvi Mudra: To become stronger, this mudra is recommended
How it’s done: Get the tips of your ring and thumb to touch.
Benefits: Helps relieve fatigue, increases one’s stamina and endurance