Would you believe us if we tell you that it’s possible to reach a state of peace and harmony just with your hands? YES, it’s possible and this technique is called Mudra or so-called “Hand Yoga”. According to the experts, this technique is extremely effective due to the huge amount of nerve endings in our fingers and the positive effect they provide when pressed in a specific way.
The best thing about this technique is that these exercises can be done anywhere and at any time of day. Yes, you just need a few minutes of your time to reach a state of absolute relaxation. It’s very simple, you just have to follow the simple instructions.
- GYAN MUDRA FOR HEALING (MUDRA OF KNOWLEDGE):
Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to sit in a lotus posture and keep your hand on your knee. Then, you need to touch your thumb tip with your index finger tip and keep the remaining three fingers free like straight or close. According to the experts, this mudra will help you relax your mind and it will improve the ability to concentrate. It will also keep you brain power sharp and smart. Some experts claim that this mudra can cure insomnia as well. Note: regular practice will help you reduce stress and depression.
- VAYU MUDRA (MUDRA OF AIR):
Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to fold your index finger towards your palm. Then, you need to press with the base of thumb. Extend the other three fingers – as much as possible. The experts say that this mudra will help you eliminate the excessive gas from your body. It will also provide instant relief with flatulence, constipation, cervical spondylitis, arthritis etc.
- PRITHVI MUDRA FOR HEALING (MUDRA OF EARTH):
Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to touch the tip of your ring finger with tip of thumb and then pressing the both fingers with each other then kept the remaining fingers extended out. The experts say that this mudra will help you balance the element of Earth in your body. It will also help you lose weight, proper blood circulation, digestion rate and vitamin deficiency associated problems.
- AGNI MUDRA (MUDRA OF FIRE):
Note: according to the experts, this mudra linked with the fire element in your body. Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to close the ring finger towards palm and press second phalanx with thumb base and rest of the fingers keep extend out side like straight. If you want to get the best results, you need to practice this mudra early in the morning with empty stomach. This mudra will help you reduce the levels of bad cholesterol in your body, reduce your fat, boost your metabolism and super-charge your immune system. And, be careful – people who suffer from acidity shouldn’t practice this mudra.
- JAL MUDRA (VARUNA MUDRA/ MUDRA OF WATER):
Here’s what you need to do – just touch the little finger tip with tip of thumb and don’t press the fingers and then keep rest of the fingers straight. The best sitting position is the cross-legged. This mudra will improve your blood circulation and reduce body aches. It will also help you bring back the taste sensations and help you with dry mouth.
- SHUNYA MUDRA (MUDRA OF EMPTINESS):
This mudra is very simple – press the first phalanx of your middle with the baste of the thumb. The Shunya mudra is very helpful with ENT (Ear, Nose, Tongue) problems, vertigo and motion sickness.
- PRANA HEALING (MUDRA MUDRA OF LIFE):
Here’s what you need to do – first you bend your little finger and ring finger then touch these two fingers tips to tip of thumb. This and mudra will make you feel more energetic and it will help you boost your immune system as well. It can also prevent tiredness, cure eye problems and increase eye power. Thank you for your time and don’t forget to share.