VARUNA MUDRA

Bend the little finger of your right hand until the tip touches the ball of your right thumb; place the thumb of your right hand on it. Press the little finger and thumb slightly with your left thumb. At the same time, your left hand encircles the right hand lightly from below. Do as needed,…

PRITHIVI MUDRA

Place the tips of the thumb and  ring finger on top of each other, using light pressure. Extend the other fingers. Do this with each hand. Do as needed, or use three times a day for 15 min-utes. The Prithivi Mudra can eliminate an energy deficit in the root chakra. Whether or not you feel…

SHUNYA MUDRA

Bend the middle finger until it touches the ball of your thumb. Lightly press down on the middle finger with your thumb. The other fingers are extended. Do this with each hand. Do as needed, or use three times daily for 15 minutes as a course of treatment. This is a special exercise against ear…

SURABHI MUDRA

The little finger of your left hand touches the ring finger of your right hand. The little finger of your right hand touches the ring finger of your left hand. At the same time, the middle fingers of both hands touch the index fin-gers of the other. The thumbs remain extended. Do three times a…

SHANKH MUDRA

Encircle the your thumb with the four fingers of your right hand. At the same time, touch the right thumb to the extended middle finger of your left hand. Together, the two hands look like a conch shell. Hold your hands in front of your sternum. Do this as often and as long as you…

APAN MUDRA

With each hand: Place the thumb, middle finger, and ring finger together—extend the other fingers. When needed, do for 5 to 45 minutes or use three times a day for 15 minutes as a course of treatment. This mudra supports the removal of waste materials and toxins from the body, as well as eliminating urinary…

LINGA MUDRA

Place both palms together and clasp your fingers. One thumb should remain upright; encircle it with the thumb and index finger of your other hand. Do as needed or three times a day for 15 minutes. This finger position increases the powers of resistance against coughs, colds, and chest infections. It also loosens mucus that…

PRAN MUDRA

With each hand: Place the tips of the thumb, ring finger, and little finger together. The other fingers remain extended.As needed, use for 5 to 30 minutes. Or, as a course of treatment, do three times a day for 15 minutes. The Pran Mudra activates the root chakra (see Appendix D), in which the elemental…

Apptya: Asthma mudra

Both hands: Press together the finger-nails of the middle fingers and keep other fingers extended. In case of an acute asthma attack, first do the Bronchial Mudra (Number 4) for 4 to 6 minutes. Then use this Asthma Mudra until the breathing calms down. For long-term treatment, use these two mudras five times every day…

BRONCHIAL MUDRA

Both hands: Place the little fin-ger at the base of the thumb, the ring finger on the upper thumb joint, and the middle finger on the pad of the thumb. Extend the index finger. For an acute attack of asthma, first use this mudra from 4 to 6 minutes and then practice the Asthma Mudra…