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Holding Your Hand In This Position Does Something Incredible For Your Body — Here’s How

From the bending meditation of yoga to the precise relief of acupuncture, we’ve found plenty of ways to relieve our aches and pains beyond the confines of traditional medicine. Yet, there’s another method of which many Westerners are totally unaware.

Originating in India, mudra hand gestures are designed to stimulate all parts of the body—and mind. There are eight basic gestures in all, and when you see what they can do, you’ll be trying them right away!

1. Gyan Mudra

This gesture is believed to increase the air element, and to help with enthusiasm, creative thinking, and drowsiness.

2. Vaayu Mudra

This is intended to decrease the air element, and to help with an overanxious mind.

 

3. Aakash Mudra

This gesture aims to increase the space element, and to relieve fear, sorrow, anger, and congestive issues.

4. Shunya Mudra

This gesture decreases the space element, and helps with pain in the ear.

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5. Prithvi Mudra

This gesture increases the earth element and decreases the fire element. It also relieves fatigue and help muscles heal.

6. Surya Mudra

This gesture increases the fire element, while decreasing the earth. It is “ideal” for those with suppressed thyroid activity.

 

7. Varun Mudra

This gesture is believed to increase the water element. It will aid with painful joints, arthritis, and cramps.

8. Jal Shaamak Mudra

his gesture is believed to decrease the water element, and is good for those who have excessive sweat glands, runny noses, and watery eyes.

Those are some super simple ways to potentially help your body run right — and you can do them while sitting at your desk. Not bad!

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Originally published on Ideaspots
3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Dana

    March 13, 2017 at 2:57 AM

    How long would you suggest holding these hand gestures?

    • DMT

      April 4, 2017 at 11:17 PM

      Sit straight and still. Make sure that your back is straight too< but feel comptable. Put your hands on legs. Relax… About 5 minuts without thinking. You may feel warm coming thou your hands. You may do that as long as you like. But better at least 5min. And better without thinking. If you know mantra- chant. If you can visualise- do that. Enjoy

  2. raven

    April 17, 2017 at 4:56 AM

    It is best to know your Dosha balance from someone who can diagnose you, otherwise you can push yourself into further imbalances, from not knowing the effects of a mudra on your particular system.
    See YouTube about Doshas. The mudras DO WORK, so take care using them.

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