8 Yoga Mudras To Heal All The Ailments!

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Yoga Mudras

Yoga is not just a physical exercise but also a form of spiritual practice. It not only involves twisting and curling of your body but also involves some specific mudras. Mudras are the gestures adopted during meditations which direct the flow of energy into our body. Different mudras have different benefits.

#1. Gyan Mudra

gyan mudra

How to do it?

Peacefully sit in a lotus posture. Keep both your hands on your knees and touch the tip of your index finger with the tip of your thumb. Leave the rest three fingers free. It is better to practice this mudra early in the morning with a fresh mind.

Benefits

  • Gyan Mudra helps to relax your mind and increases your concentration and memory power.
  • Gyan Mudra sharpens your brain.
  • Regular practice can help cure insomnia.
  • This mudra can help you get relief from stress.

#2. Vayu Mudra

Vayu Mudra

How to do it?

This mudra can be practiced in sitting, standing or lying down posture. Fold your index finger towards palm like shown in the image. Now press it with the base of your thumb. Extend the rest three fingers as much as possible.

Benefits

  • Vayu Mudra helps to eliminate excessive gas from your body.
  • Regular practice of this mudra gives relief from air associated problems like cervical spondylitis, arthritis, constipation, flatulence etc.

#3. Agni Mudra

Agni mudra

How to do it?

It is recommended to practice this mudra with an empty stomach, early in the morning. Fold your ring finger and press it with the base of your thumb. Keep the rest three fingers straight.

Benefits

  • Agni Mudra helps to reduce the level of cholesterol in the body.
  • It also helps to reduce fats.
  • Regular practice improves metabolism and boosts the immune system.

#4. Prithvi Mudra

Prithvi mudra

How to do it?

First of all touch the tip of your thumb with the tip of your ring finger. Now press both the fingers with each other and keep the remaining fingers extended out.

Benefits

  • As the name suggests, Prithvi Mudra balances the element Earth in our body.
  • It also improves blood circulation, body weight, digestive power and vitamin deficiency related problems.

 

#5. Varun Mudra

varun mudra

How to do it?

Hold the tip of your little finger with the tip of your thumb.

Benefits

  • Varun Mudra reduces body aches and improves blood circulation.
  • It also helps in reducing dryness of mouth.

#6. Shunya Mudra

Shunya mudra

How to do it?

Use your thumb to press the first phalanx of your middle finger.

Benefits

  • Shunya Mudra is helpful in ENT (Ear, Nose, Tongue) related problems.
  • Regular practice also helps in eliminating motion sickness.

#7. Surya Mudra

Surya mudra

How to do it?

Bend your ring finger and press it with the base of your thumb.

Benefits

  • Surya Mudra helps in reducing bad cholesterol.
  • This mudra also helps in weight loss.
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Also helpful in improving digestion.

#8. Pran Mudra

Pran Mudra

How to do it?

First of all bend your ring finger and your little finger. Now touch the tips of both these fingers with the tip of your thumb.

Benefits

  • Improves immune system
  • Increases eye power and also helpful in curing certain eye diseases.
  • Reduces fatigue and tiredness.

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