Stretch Your Ring Finger With Your Thumbs, And Maintain For a Few Seconds. Reasons You’ll Love!

Did you know that you can just use your hands to get into a state of harmony and peace?

In the yoga practice, a specific position of the hands called ‘mudras’ can have a very significant role, and it is also called the ‘producers of joy’.

The secret in this practice is in the numerous nerve endings in the fingers and they can connect us with the channels that permit the energy to circulate in the body, if they are pressed in a certain way.

The best thing about this is that you can do it anytime you want and anywhere you want. Just take several minutes to get into a state of deep relaxation.

1. VAYU MUDRA (MUDRA OF AIR)

How to perform:

First fold the index finger in the direction of your palm and then apply pressure with the base of your thumb. And extend the other three fingers as much as you can.

Benefits:

  • This type of yoga practice can release the excessive gas in the body.
  • It can also be very helpful with air element issues like: arthritis, cervical spondylitis, constipation, flatulence and many more.

2. AGNI MUDRA (MUDRA OF FIRE)

How to perform:

The fire elements are linked to this type of mudra. Put the ring finger in the direction of the palm and apply pressure on the second phalanx using the base of your thumb and also stretch the other fingers. For optimal results it is recommended to practice this on an empty stomach in the morning. If you have acidity condition, do not practice this Agni mudra.

Benefits:

  • This type of mudra can improve the health of the immune system, boost metabolism, lower the levels of fat and also reduce the levels of cholesterol.

3. SHUNYA MUDRA (MUDRA OF EMPTINESS):

How to perform:

Apply pressure with the base of your thumb on the first phalanx of the middle finger.

Benefits:

  • This procedure is very beneficial for problems with tongue, nose and ear (ENT), and also help with sickness and vertigo.

4. GYAN MUDRA FOR HEALING (MUDRA OF KNOWLEDGE) :

How to perform:

First sit down like the form of lotus and put your hand on the knee. Then touch the index finger tip with your thumb tip and straighten the other three fingers.

Benefits:

  • This can improve your concentration and it will also get you into a deep state of relaxation of your mind.
  • It treats insomnia
  • It maintains the power of the brain sharp and smart.
  • If you practice on a regular basis it can cure depression and stress.

5. PRITHVI MUDRA FOR HEALING (MUDRA OF EARTH):

How to perform:

Put the ring finger and the thumb together to apply pressure on the tips of both of them and stretch out the other three fingers.

Benefits:

  • You can stabilize and balance the Earth element in the body.
  • It can also be very beneficial in problems from lack of vitamins, digestive power, blood circulation, and it improves body weight.

6. JAL MUDRA (VARUNA MUDRA/ MUDRA OF WATER):

How to perform:

This mudra is probably the easiest and the simplest yoga mudra. All you need to do is to touch the tip of the thumb with the tip of the little finger, but do not apply any pressure on them. Straighten the other three fingers. While doing this mudra it is recommended to sit down with legs crossed.

Benefits:

  • With this mudra you can relieve body aches and improve blood circulation.
  • It can also reduce the dryness of the mouth and return the taste sensation.

7. PRANA HEALING (MUDRA MUDRA OF LIFE ):

How to perform:

Use your ring finger and little finger to touch the tip of the thumb.

Benefits:

  • It can fill your body with energy and also improve your immunity.
  • It can lower tiredness.
  • Can be very beneficial in treating eye problems and also gives strength to the eye.

Source: reflectionofmind.org

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