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PRAN MUDRA Pran Vayu is very important vayu among the ten types of Vayus which exist in the body. Pran Vayu is breath itself. It is found in the nostrils,face,heart and respiratory organs. It covers the space till the navel. Formation. The tips of the little finger and ring finger are joined with the tips of the thumb. Effect: The major part of our body is Prithvi and Jal. Joining the finger tipe balancing these elements results in increasing stamina,vitality,strength and immunity. This mudra starts the flow of vital energy in our body as if life dynamo has been started. While practising meditation along with this mudra, the whole body feels the vibration. Practising this mudra makes a person mentally and physically strong.
Benefit: Pran mudra helps to overcome the following disorders: Chronic fatigue,general debility,low endurance; Impaired immunity; mental tension,anger,irritability,jealousy,pride,restlessness; inflammatory disorders; forgetfiulness; scanty burning,urination; burning red dry eyes, cataract; dry red hot agin skin, skin rashes,urticaria and leprosy; any ailment of eyes is cured; eyesight is improved; the element of earth,water and fire are joined, so this helps remove the obstacles present in blood vessels resulting in improved blood circulation; this mudra removes impurities present in blood and stimulates joy,energy, delight,zeal,hope and preservance. this mudra helps remove any kind of deficiency of vitamins A,B,C,D,E,K all vitamins are provided by this mudra; any types of cramps in muscles or veins and pain in the legs cured; during fasts this mura can help control
nails. Benefits: When feeling depressed. Numbness in any part of the body is cured by Pran Mudra. skin. prithvi mudra when formed cools the body and reduces the fire and helps overcome disorders of emaciation fever and inflammation. is a vital component of bodily tissues like bones.prithvi and jal. phelgm in thw wind pipe or feeling of lethargy and inertia. muscles.diminished bone density
. Osteo malacia -. Benefits: chronic fatigue. so an overactive Agni can be pacified. cartilage. (Please read the title Effect rpt Effect and not Benefits . This element is associated with smell and hence it helps to overcome nasal disorders.soorya mudra and jalodar nashak mudra which decreases all the four elements theeby solving the problems od the excesses of the four elements namely vayu.
To cure diabetes. Since the elements fire and earth have qualities opposed to each other. treats emaciation and weight loss.earth. Osteoporosis. tendons and internal organs. treats lack of stamina or endurance. Prithvi also reduces fire.hunger and thirst. The agni affecting soorya mudra generates heat and energy in the body. general debility and convalescence can be overcome. discouraged or suffering from physical discomforts like shivering.error is regretted. Effect. to cure insomnia. Perform this mudra for 50 minutes followed by pran mudra. strength and endurance. Formation> Join the tip of the ring finger with the tip of the thumb.
is to be followed by Pran Mudra. and
Jnana Mudra is to be followed by pran mudra
. This mudra promotes digestion. helps cure constipation and lethargy. Benefits: This mudra is the combination of vayu mudra. GaneshHariharan:
PRITHVI MUDRA The element prithvi .akash. hair. Fornation: Form the fist with both hands and place the thumb on the back of the ring fingers.shoonya mudra.
<< < (4/11) > >> GaneshHariharan: MUSTHI MUDRA Musthi is the tight fist which is the symbol of force. to treat any disease Pran Mudra is like a friend that helps other mudras. This element builds and invigorates the tissues and increases vitality.
This mudra seems to be simple and is quite effective. It is like directing the energy to a specific part. degeneration of articular cartilage is treated. it gets relief immediately. which means these mudras ward off ailments like heart attack and blood pressure. fever is pacified. so one feels instantly rejuvenated. irritability and mental depression. GaneshHariharan: MUKULA MUDRA or SAMANA MUDRA Samanada mudra is also called Mukula Mudra. This mudra is an effective healing tool. stomach acidity. Formation: All the fingers get equal importance with the Agni and they get balanced.C. brittle nails are set right. sukhsana or siddha asana. everyday one must practice Dhyana mudra at least for 10 minutes. one can place right hand above the left hand with the palms facing upwards and this called Bhairav Mudra.lungs. Formation. This mudra is important for one to achieve spiritual progress through meditation. So. GaneshHariharan: DHYANA mudra iN sANSKRIT dHYANA MEANS meditation. All nerve centres can be easily activated and therefore one can achieve abundant peace and tranquility. This mudra strenghens the muscles in the body.even mudra. the wrathful form of Parvati.pancreas and kidneys on one hand and spinal nerve point on the other. Grey hair turns black within 7 days by practising this mudra daily for 50 minutes followed by prana mudra for 15 minutes. bad dreams.D. Being a meditation mudra one has to assume meditative pose like padmasana. helps to expedite the union of bones in case of fracture.E. It is like a sharp focus of healing energy. like a laser beam or a shaft of light which is directed to the area of concern. The formation of this mudra resembles a bud . Constant practice of this mudra helps one to free from blood pressure and heart ailments. This mudra makes one feel happy and contented. This is called Bhairavi mudra. Aphthous ulcers in the mouth cured. burning sensation in eyes.
. urine. placing the palms one upon the other. resulting in removal of sleeplessness. indifference.and rickets can be cured. Therefore. activate the centres of heart.Mukula in sanskrit. hands. dry. Place the left hand on the right hand with palms facing upwards. loss of memory. Hence this mudra is called Mukula mudra. blood circulation becomes normal. this mudra provides A. hence it is also called Samana . the wrathful tantric aspect of Shiva who kills demons. feet is pacified. helps to strengthen the limbs in Polio myelitis. All elements get equal importance in this mudra. cures skin rashes and urticaria.the consort of Shiva who kills demons. Effect: The palm contains heart related nerve centres and the back of the hand contains the spine related nerve centres. Benefits: Dhyana mudra helps to progress in meditation and the meditator gets pure thoughts and attains peace. hair loss and premature greying of hair can be treated with the practice of this mudra. The electro magnetic forces generated when the five fingers come together is tremendous and that brings about the balance of all the elements. complexion of the skin radiates with health. burning skin is pacified. anus. The hands may form Jnana mudra along with dhyana mudra. Or. hallucination.K vitamins. over anxiety. Benefits: When this mudra is placed on the tense or hurting part of the body. This mudra aids the practitioner in reaching a state of blissful peace and attain joy of self-realisation.B. cracked. paralysis. makes the mind generous.
Long practice can also help in hearing the cosmic sound. This mudra also helps in receiving aches and pains in the body.Vata. There are various types of Surabhi mudras performed by placing the thumb at the base of the elements. GaneshHariharan: WISH FULFILLING MUDRA SURABHI MUDRA Kamadhenu is the divine cow who dwells in heaven and grants all our wishes. Benefit: This mudra removes lethargy. we acquire consistency and strength of mind. pacifies cough and improves digestion. Acidity is cured immediately' There is a lot of development in creativity.Pineal and Throid function better. With Gayatri japa. performing Surabhi mudra while touching the base of the index finger with thumb tip.Pituitary. Formation: Form Namaste and keep the thumbs apart. Prithvi Surabhi Formation: Prithvi Surabhi Mudra is formed by touching the tip of the thumb to the base of the ring fingers while performing Surabhi mudra. Vayu Surabhi: Formation: While performing Surabhi Mudra place the thumb tips at the base of the index finger so that Vayu is increased. Pituitary and Pineal. Jala Surabhi
.Pitta gert balanced. Benefit: Our mind is always wavering. Join the tips of index finger and middle finger which are opposite to each other and then join little finger tip with the ring finger tip which are opposite to each other.The science of mudras states that balanced health can be attained if this mudra is performed for at least for 15 minutes a day.) << < (5/11) > >> GaneshHariharan: Shoonya Surabhi (yesterday's continuation) Formation: Shoonya Surabhi Mudra is formed by touching the tip of the thumb to the base of the middle fingers while performing Surabhi Mudra. Surabhi mudra has its influence on our mind. As the eight fingers come together they activate a number of nerve centres and glands especially Adrenaline. This is Surabhi Mudra. To realise our dreams one has to perform this mudra for 10 minutes every day for at least 15 days. Benefits: Involving Akash element during the practice of Surabhi Mudra results in a calm and peaceful mind. Surabhi is the daughter of the divine cow Kamadhenu. Effect: Thumbs kept apart help reduce the fire. This mudra formed looks like the udders of the cow. The three Doshas Kaphas. Therefore. desires and dreams are realised. The joining of the tips of middle and index fingers and joining of the tips of ring finger and little finger remove the problems of bile and gout and rheumatism. This mudra helps us to realise all our dreams. (Shoonya Surabhi and Prithvi Surabhi to be contd. This mudra represents the four udders of Surabhi. It increases our power to think and helps blossoming of our creative faculty. Novelty increases in every endeavour we take up. Like the mother who also grants our prayers and she secretes nectar from her udders.. Benefits: All the glands Adrenaline.. this mudra improves the aura of the body.
After the worship we accept the offering as the 'gift from God' -the prasad. sight. poets. we offer coconut.milk and sweet items to God. leading to malfunctioning of the other glands and that in turn.memory and sense of discrimination. Benefits: This mudra reduces the burning sensation by cooling the body. At the top of the thumb lie the points of the endocrine glands .. injury or tension during pregnancy. An overworked pituitary gland makes people physically big in size. liars and bullies. GaneshHariharan: JNANA MUDRA Jnana Mudra balances Vayu in our body and steadies the mind. As Pituitary and Pineal glands are situated in the heart.Pituitary and Pineal. Moreover it controls the Potassium and Sodium balance in the body. This gland is also known as the "Third Eye". Pituitaru Gland: This gland controls air and space in the body.Formation: Jala Surabhi Mudra is formed by touching the tip of the thumb to the base of the small fingers while performing Surabhi Mudra. This gland may be damaged due to fear. Vayu and Agni together control the mind. could result in giving birth to mentally retarded children. This is the king of all glands. Effect: Vayu causes movements and thoughts. When Pituitary gland is predominant it helps people to become great genuises. endowed with divine qualities. This gland controls will power. An improper functioning of this gland tends to make people mean. fruit.to be contd. hearing. This gland controls the proper flow of cerebro spinal fluid and thus keeping all the glands and body vitalised.. Agni is related to the brain. So it sends orders to all other glands.. Surabhi mudra is used in worship and Gayatri chanting. The predominance of this gland generates a sense of sublimity helping men to grow into saints. They are not affected by physical suffering or sorrow. it is harmful to hit the children on head. (pineal gland. there is spiritual and scientific influence behind the offering with Surabhi Mudra. Performing this mudra balances their secretion. That is why this mudra is called Jnana Mudra-Mudra of WISDOM.. eminent literary men. scientist.
. and feel the energy level growing. (Please read Pittuitary rpt Pituitary gland) Pituitary controls the growth of the body. Then we form Surabhi Mudra and offer the above 'Naivedya'> The belief is that God accepts the offerings when we perform this mudra. philosophers and lovers of mankind. While performing worship. Its malfunctioning leads to excessive retention of fluids. Formation: This mudra is formed by joining together the tips of the thumb and the index finger. While an underworked Pituitary may result in making them smaller in size. These people have great wisdom and willpower. This gland also governs the growth of the mind-brain. Malfunctioning of this gland leads to high BP and sex delinquency.) GaneshHariharan: Jnana Mudra (yesterday's continuation) Pineal Gland: Pineal gland also controls the development of other glands and regulate them. Therefore. strong and healthy. When the tips of the index finger and the thumb join together the Vayu gets stablized.
develops concentration and improves brain power. Benefits: Tendons. empowers the muscles both voluntary and involuntary.I bow to you. This can also be performed the other way. degeneration of the retina and optic atrophy are set right. Mental development is manifold. lack of initiative. loss of memory. Benefits: From the age of about thirteen girls have their periods and they get pain in the lower abdomen. Excess bleeding will be regulated. mental maladies like . Practising this Mudra every day for 10 minutes followed by Pran Mudra will solve the menopause related problems. GaneshHariharan: YONI MUDRA This mudra is specially designed for women. anger is pacified. GaneshHariharan: NAMASTE . LSD. For students Jnana mudra is a boon. Hence this gesture is offered equally in emple to deities.In modern times stress/tension/worry/fear have increased and these often disturb all endocrine glands. fear and phobias and depression are cured. hysteria. soothes irritability. Other fingers remain inter locked would solve the problems of the womb. This salutation is the essence of our culture of seeing the divine within all the creation.family. aids in the awakening of intution which leads to a feeling of awareness and joy. put a band around the Jnana mudra as there is no time limit to perform this mudra. Performing this mudra only for 5-10 minutes relieves the pain.COCAINR and GANJA.strangers and even before sacred rivers and trees.teachers. close the eyes and bent the head. Namaste represents the belief that there is a divine spark within each of us that is located at the heart Chakra. The literal meaning of Namaste is . mental power of grasping.harsh behaviour.
. Formation: Join the thumbs and the index fingers of both hands. are rectified. disorders of the nervous system like cerebral palsy. facilitates movements of electrical impulses along nerves. The posture of this mudra is held at the level of abdomen. Therefore balancing these glands with Gyan Mudra becomes very crucial.'Namah' bow 'te-to-you . veins become strong.alzhemers disease . mentally retarded children will benefit when they sleep.madness. increases commitment to work and selfless devotion to duty. Formation: To perform 'Namaste' we join the hands together and place at the heart Chakra. interlock the other fingers. CHARAS. Effect: As the thumbs and index fingers touch each other they reflect volume of heat and air waves. restlessness.Bad habits like addiction. BHANG.concentration and memory increases. The thumbs will be facing upwards and the index fingers will be facing downwards.. MORPHINE. It is the symbol of greeting from ancient times. Aids in withdrawal deom SMACK.neuritis.intoxication can be overcome.Muscular disorders are cured by regular practice of Jnana mudra. Tension is removed. lethargy. empowers the vocal cords and voice by empowering the thyroid gland. dullness of mind. This improves memory.friends. empower the mind causing a positive effect on emotions and leading to enlightenment. Sleeplessness and insomnia can be cured by practising 50 minutes of Jnana Mudra followed by 15 minutes Prana Mudra.SYMBOL OF INDIAN CULTURE The gesture of 'Namaste' is essentially Indian.
Varun Mudra -. Namaste needs no occasion. bowing the head and then bringing the hands down to the heart.
. This gesture is used prominently in worship. It gives a sense of gratefulness and waiting to receive blessings of good things to come. Vayu mudra is to be followed by Pran Mudra. Namaste is uplifting.Apan Mudra is to be followed by Pran Mudra. All Therapeutic mudras are to be followed by Pran Mudra. As we bring our hands together at the centre.parkinsons. After health has been restored. We feel strong in body and mind as this mudra removes fear and headache. But.spondylitis.
GaneshHariharan: Therapeutic Mudras: Mudras are also used daily in therapy. They can also be performed one after the other.Namaste also can be done by placing the hands together in front of the third eye between the brows. The Namaste brings the right and left side. Therapeutic mudras can be practised as many times as possible till the health is restored.15 minutes each. These mudras to be practised for 10 minutes daily. strength and tenderness together as a whole. For curing paralysis. The Electro magnetic power flowing from one hand to other is felt strongly. 3 times a day. Effect: Namaste is a Mudra that is rich in flavour.for providing calcium and during meditation. followed by Pran Mudra 5 minutes each. For controlling blood pressure Vyan Mudra is to be practised (50 minutes for 2-3 times a day) followed by Pran Mudra 15 minutes each If one cannnot perform therapeutic mudras for 50 minutes at a time. One feels strong in body and mind. Mudras may be practised as per one's own schedule or they can be practised as and when time permits. these mudras are to be discontinued. A sample daily routine for practising Mudras: Begin the day with a glass of water (magnetised if you wish). Perform Jnana Mudra while chanting OMKAR. Such Mudras are to be praactised for not less than 50 minutes a day followed by the Pran Mudra for 15 minutes. Benefit: This mudra frees us from the bonds of ego and makes us humble and pleasant. then they can practise them in 3 parts .arthiritis. Then sit in front of the Tulsi plant and do OMKAR recitation for 15 times. meaning and substance. so that the proportion of elements gets changed and the health is restored gradually. the duration must be a minimum of 50 minutes per day. This is the yogic process of uniication. It can be performed anywhere.For acquiring a glowing skin and balancing moisture in the body. any time and at any place. logic and intution.masculine and feminine. Therapeutic mudras decrease the elements. This is the deep form of respect. Optional Mudras for daily practice Akash Mudra . Tulsi gives the highest Oxygen in the morning and OMKAR recitation is a form of pranayama. For example: :
To control diabetes
. we are literally connecting the right and left hemispheres of our brain.joint pain.
3. good blood circulation and for energy. attaining peace and to remove tension. gas problem. for helping other mudras to be effective. 2. 6. 4. This way carbondioxide is continuously cleared from the lungs. After lunch Vayu mudra for 10 minutes followed by Apan Mudra for digestion (or Apan+ vayu mudra together). Then have morning tea. for healthy gums and teeth. Jnana Mudra : performed to increase brain power. They balance the elements and helps us to be ever healthy. Prithvi mudra: performed to attain balanced health of 5 sense organs. for healthy excretory system. whenever you get time perform Prithvi Mudra for 10 minutes. In the evening perform Dyan mudra for 10 minutes while praying.Omkar can be practised as follows: Make the A sound for 1 second. for maintaining health of the eyes. Dhyan Mudra: for peaceof mind. the U for 2 seconds and MMM for 4 seconds. for provision of vitamins for immunity. for elimination of wastes and for immunity. They are to be practised for 10 minutes every day. Later. improve memory.
. 5. At night practice Pran Mudra. for stamina and vigour. These mudras can also be performed by ailing people to regain health. Then breathe in so that lungs are filled with oxygen from Tulasi. Pran mudra: for removal of fatigue. Examples of such mudras are: 1. Vayu mudra: Every day after meals to prevent flatulence. (a) for happy disposition and alertness. Apan mudra: for good digestion. for providing vitamins to the body. This could even be done while watching TV or listening to music Classification of Mudras Some Mudras are practised to develop and maintain radiant health.