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Prana Mudra — Invocation of energy

Prana is the symbol of vital life force which is responsible for maintaining a natural balance in the body. This mudra works to activate this vital life force. It is related to the heart and soul of a person. A mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. Prana Mudra Mudra in Sanskrit is “spiritual gesture” and energetic “seal of authenticity” employed in the iconography and spiritual practice of Indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia) Mudras are arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras. 108 mudras are used in regular Tantric rituals. Mudras are also used in Indian Classical Dance. There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniyattam. Prana Mudra — Invocation of energy
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Apan Mudra — Gesture of purification

Apan Mudra — the mudra is also known as the sum of hands. These hand gestures help in transmitting the flow of energy through the body. They also help in balancing the five elements present inside the body. A mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. Apan Mudra Mudra in Sanskrit is “spiritual gesture” and energetic “seal of authenticity” employed in the iconography and spiritual practice of Indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia) Mudras are arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras. 108 mudras are used in regular Tantric rituals. Mudras are also used in Indian Classical Dance. There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniyattam. Apan Mudra — Gesture of purification

Apan Vayu Mudra — Gesture to save life

Apan Vayu Mudra — mudra yoga has specific hand gestures that are used to balance the elements in the body and to guide them in the proper direction to fulfill a specific purpose. Apana Vayu Mudra is also known as Mrat Sanjeevani Mudra.  A mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. Apan Yayu Mudra Mudra in Sanskrit is “spiritual gesture” and energetic “seal of authenticity” employed in the iconography and spiritual practice of Indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia) Mudras are arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras. 108 mudras are used in regular Tantric rituals. Mudras are also used in Indian Classical Dance. There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniyattam. A

Linga Mudra — Gesture of body heat

A mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. Linga Mudra Mudra in Sanskrit is “spiritual gesture” and energetic “seal of authenticity” employed in the iconography and spiritual practice of Indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia) Mudras are arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras. 108 mudras are used in regular Tantric rituals. Mudras are also used in Indian Classical Dance. There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniyattam. Linga Mudra — Gesture of body heat Linga Mudra, or heat exchange, works by concentrating heat within the body. Linga mudra is called because it increases body heat by focusing on the element of fire inside the body. Mudras are hand locks that

Surya Mudra — Gesture of of fire

A mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. Surya Mudra Mudra in Sanskrit is “spiritual gesture” and energetic “seal of authenticity” employed in the iconography and spiritual practice of Indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia) Mudras are arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras. 108 mudras are used in regular Tantric rituals. Mudras are also used in Indian Classical Dance. There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniyattam. Surya means Sun and Sun is related to heat. Similarly, Surya Mudra is also related to the heating element of the human body. Surya is the Sanskrit word for Surya and Surya Mudra is called because it increases the fire element in the body. Thi

Shunya Mudra – The Gesture of void or empty

Shunya is the Sanskrit  word and it means gesture of ‘Void’ or ‘Empty’. Mudras are hand gestures that have long been developed and used in ancient India. They are an intrinsic part of yogic medicine. Mudra is called the Kama by redirecting the balance of the five elements in the body. The word Shunya means void or sky in Sanskrit. This Shunya Mudra or Akash Mudra is supposed to work on the basic element of ether, which allows all space. Like any hand posture, Shunya posture is especially beneficial while meditating. It can also be practiced while sitting, prone, standing or walking, as long as the body is relaxed and the posture is symmetrical. It is recommended that the Shunya Mudra should be practiced three to five times every day for five to 15 minutes and should be discontinued when its health benefits are not required. In ancient texts, Shunya mudra was cited as providing access to the realm of heaven using fire energy (represented by the thumb) and ether energy (represented by th

Varun Mudra — Gesture to increase water element

V arun mudra is a healing practice and a form of yoga that stabilizes the amount of water in the body. About 70% of the body is water. Thus water is most abundant in the body, which is present in cells, extracellular fluid, lymph, blood, tears, saliva, mucus, digestive juices, enzymes, hormones, semen, cerebrospinal fluid, etc. This posture helps in rehydration. Cells, tissues, muscles, skin, joint-cartilage, etc. Varun Mudra The word Varun means water and Varun mudra is understood because of the seal of mental clarity. It helps to activate the salivary glands and through simple tricks, many internal and external conditions can be recreated. It is a favorite among those who practice yoga, as well as those who only want to live a clean and healthy lifestyle. Benefits : 1 Dryness of eyes 2 Dryness of the digestive tract (mouth, throat, and intestines) 3 Dryness of the skin leading to cracks, dry eczema, psoriasis, etc. 4 Degeneration of joint-cartilage, Osteo-Arthritis 5 Varun Mudra or h