These Mudras for Health Really Work !

by Pallavi Bose

Mudras for Health: Agni, Jal, Vayu, Akasha, and Bhumi are the five basic elements which form a part of your body. And these five elements are something which creates a balance in your life. If there is anything wrong in your physical system, then these elements are to be blamed.

And thus in order to restore the balance back in your life and body, you can practice these five basic and very important mudras for health.

Gyan Mudra (Mudra of Knowledge) –
Gyan Mudra

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This is a calming and awakening pose which helps to reduce tension and depression from your life.

How to do it – Here you need to touch your index finger with the thumb and keep other three fingers straight. This should be performed in the morning for a minimum of 35 to 40 minutes.
Vayu Mudra (Mudra of Air) –
Vayu Mudra

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This mudra reduces air element in your body and thus it helps in smooth digestion and better mobility.

How to do it – Begin by bending your index finger and pressing it with your thumb while try to keep other fingers straight. Perform this pose for a minimum of 45 minutes at a stretch.
Prana Mudra (Mudra of Life) –

 

Prana Mudra

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Prana Mudra celebrates positive energy and good health in your life. It improves eyesight and tiredness from your body.

How to do it – Touch the tip of your thumb with little finger and ring finger together. Keep breathing regularly for a good 30-40 minutes.
 Shunya Mudra (Mudra of Emptiness) –
shunya mudra

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This reduces emptiness or heaven which further reduces the space element in your body. This reduces ear pain and watering in the eyes if done regularly.

How to do it – bend your middle finger so that it is placed at the base of your thumb. Press the phalax bone of your middle finger so that pressure is exerted. Keep doing this for at least 15 minutes.
Apan Mudra (Mudra of Digestion) –

Apana Mudra

This mudra is great for heart and stomach disease. It helps in better kidney, liver and other organ functioning.

How to do it – Bend the middle and ring finger and touch the tip of your thumb so that the remaining two fingers are kept straight in similar order.

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