Jal-Shaamak Mudra (Gesture of Water) How to do & Benefits


A girl meditating in Jal-Shamak mudra on ground of Garden in sunlight
Jal-Shaamak Mudra / Gesture of Water

                                                      This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 

                                            Jal Shamak Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Water".

     How to make Jal Shaamak mudra ?

     Steps –
A hand showing How to make Jal-Shaamak Mudra / hand gesture for meditation
How to make Jal-Shaamak Mudra / Gesture of Water

                                    i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your little fingers at the base of thumbs and thumb on its first phalanges joint……(as shown in pic.)

                                     ii) Gently press first phalanges joint with that of thumb.

                                    iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                     iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                                      v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.


Note - 


                 i) Gently apply pressure on your first phalanges joint with that of thumb.  
               ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.



Benefit – 


                i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to calm a restless and anxious mind.  
               ii) This mudra helps in excessive salivation.
              iii) This mudra helps in runny nose, sweaty palms, watery eyes.
              iv) This mudra helps in water retention.  
               v) This mudra decrease water element within body.




Other Healthy Mudra's / Hand Gestures -

                         Most beneficial, healthy and relaxing Hand gesture. Here is the list with their original Sanskrit names and English meanings (English names) –  

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                                   1. Dhyan mudra (Gesture of Meditation) 


                                   2. Gyan mudra (Gesture of Knowledge) 


                                   3. Vaayu mudra (Gesture of Air) 


                                   4. Aakash mudra (Gesture of View) 


                                   5. Shunya mudra (Gesture of Void / Empty) 


                                   6. Prithvi mudra (Gesture of Earth) 


                                   7. Surya mudra (Gesture of Sun) 


                                   8. Varun mudra (Gesture of Rain) 


                                   9. Jal-Shaamak mudra (Gesture of Water)


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Varun Mudra (Gesture of Rain) How to do & Benefits


A girl meditating in Varun mudra / hand gesture on ground of park in sunlight
Varun Mudra / Gesture of Rain

                                                               This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 

                                                            Varun Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Rain".

How to make Varun mudra ?

Steps -      
A hand showing How to make Varun Mudra / hand gesture for meditation
How to make Varun Mudra /Gesture of Rain

    

                                       i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your little finger with that of thumb to form a perfect circle with thumb and finger.……(as shown in pic.)

                                      ii) Gently press the tips of little finger and thumb.

                                     iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                      iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                                       v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.


Note - 


                i) The tips of thumb and little finger must touch gently not forcefully. 
               ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.


Benefit –


                   i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to recover from joint pain, arthritis.
                  ii) This mudra helps to regain taste sensation. 
                 iii) This mudra helps in deficiency of hormones.
                 iv) This mudra helps in general dehydration.
                  v) This mudra is great for people with dry skin, eyes and hair. 
                 vi) This mudra helps in indigestion, constipation problem of digestive system etc. 
                vii) This mudra increases water element within body.



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Surya Mudra (Gesture of Sun) How to do & Benefits


A girl meditating in Surya mudra / Sun hand gesture at the side of river
Surya Mudra / Gesture of Sun

                                                      This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue.

                                                       Surya Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Sun".

How to make Surya mudra ?

Steps –
How to make Surya mudra / Sun hand gesture

                                  i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your ring fingers at the base of thumbs and thumb on its first phalanges joint……(as shown in pic.)

                                   ii) Gently press first phalanges joint with that of thumb.

                                  iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                   iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                                    v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.


Note - 


                 i) Gently apply pressure on your first phalanges joint with that of thumb.
                ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.


Benefit –


                i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to calm a restless and anxious mind.
               ii) This mudra helps in digestion of food by increasing metabolism. 
              iii) This mudra helps to produce heat in the body, good in winter season. 
              iv) This mudra increases fire element within body. And decreases Earth element in body.



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Prithvi Mudra (Gesture of Earth) How to do & Benefits


A girl doing Meditation in Prithvi Mudra / Psychic gesture of earth for Meditation,Healing Process.
Prithvi Mudra / Gesture of Earth

                                                                               This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 


                                                                      This Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Earth".


How to make Prithvi mudra ?

Steps -  
A hand showing How to make Prithvi Mudra / Prithvi Mudra / Psychic gesture of earth for Meditation,Healing Process.
How to make Prithvi Mudra / Gesture of Earth
                                         i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your ring finger with that of thumb to form a perfect circle with thumb and finger.……(as shown in pic.)

                                          ii) Gently press the tips of ring finger and thumb.

                                         iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                          iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.                                
                                          v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.


Note - 


       i) The tips of thumb and ring finger must touch gently not forcefully.
      ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.




Benefit –


      i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to boost new tissue growth, muscle and fiber building.
      ii) This mudra is good for healing process.
     iii) This mudra regulates metabolic process and body temperature.
      iv) This mudra really helpful in enhancing hair, nails, brittle bones and dry skin etc.
      v) This mudra increases earth element within body. And decreases fire element in body.



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Shunya Mudra (Gesture of void or empty) How to do & Benefits


A girl meditating In Shunya Mudra / Psychic gesture of void or empty in park/garden
Shunya Mudra / Gesture of Void



                                                                 This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 

                                                                    Shunya Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Void or Empty".

How to make Shunya mudra?

Steps –
A hand showing Shunya mudra /Psychic gesture of void or empty
How to make Shunya Mudra / Gesture of Empty


                                    i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your middle fingers at the base of thumbs and thumb on its first phalanges joint……(as shown in pic.)

                                     ii) Gently press first phalanges joint with that of thumb.

                                    iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                    iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                                     v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.


Note -


      i) Gently apply pressure on your first phalanges joint with that of thumb.
     ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain in finger.



Benefit – 


             i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to calm a restless and anxious mind.
            ii) This mudra helps in Vata constitution .
           iii) This mudra helps in disorder of ear.
           iv) This mudra helps in feeling of numbness pain in body parts like chest, stomach, head etc.
            v) This mudra decreases space element within body.



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Aakash Mudra (Gesture of View) How to do & Benefits


A girl meditating in Aakash mudra / hand gesture in garden on grass
Aakash mudra / Gesture of View


                                         This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can also seen this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 


Buddha's biggest standing statue in Aakash mudra / hand gesture for meditation
Aakash mudra / hand gesture 2 Buddha statue


                                                   Aakash Mudra is also known as "Gesture of View".

How to make Aakash mudra?

Steps -    

How to make aakash mudra / hand gesture for meditation
How to make aakash mudra /Gesture of View

       

                     i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your middle finger with that of thumb to form a perfect circle with thumb and finger.……(as shown in pic.)

                    ii) Gently press the tips of middle finger and thumb.

                   iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                   iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                   iv) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.

Note - 


             i) The tips of thumb and middle finger must touch gently not forcefully.
            ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.




Benefit –


             i) This mudra helps to reduce negative thoughts and emotions from mind…like fear, anger, sorrow etc.
            ii) This mudra is good for congestion issues.
           iii) This mudra detoxifies body from metabolic waste.
           iv) This mudra increases space element within body.



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Vayu Mudra (Gesture of Air) How to do & Benefits


A girl doing meditation in Vaayu mudra / hand gesture Step by step instruction to form Vaayu mudra
Vayu mudra / Gesture of Air



                                                                               This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 


                                                    Vayu Mudra is also known as "Gesture of Air".



How to make Vaayu mudra

Steps –
Showing how to make Vaayu mudra / hand gesture step  by step guide instruction
How to make Vaayu mudra / Gesture of Air



                                                    i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, touch the tip of your index fingers at the base of thumbs and thumb on its first phalanges joint……(as shown in pic.)

                                                      ii) Gently press first phalanges joint with that of thumb.

                                                     iii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                                     iv) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.                                     
                                                      v) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.




Note - 

                 i) Gently apply pressure on your first phalanges joint with that of thumb.                 
                ii) Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.



Benefit –




                i) This mudra or hand gesture helps to calm a restless and anxious mind.                
               ii) This mudra makes you pacifist.               
              iii) This mudra help to reduce overactive hormones.             
               iv) This mudra directly affect on nervous system and make it pacific.
                  v) This mudra is good for aggressive people. 
               vi) This mudra decrease air element within body.




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Gyan Mudra (Gesture of Knowledge) How to do & Benefits


 A girl meditating in Gyan Mudra or hand gesture for meditation by touching index fingers with that of thumb
Gyan Mudra / Gesture of knowledge

                                                        This is most popular mudra or hand gesture used for Meditation. You can see most of meditation practitioner use this mudra for better concentration and meditation. You can see this mudra in most of Buddha’s statue. 

             Gyan Mudra is Sankrit word & it means "Gesture of Knowledge" aka "Gesture of Consciousness".

How to make Gyan mudra ?

Steps –

A kid meditating in Lotus Pose with Gyan Mudra / hand gesture on grass in Sunny days of summer
How to make Gyan Mudra / Gesture of knowledge


                                                                i) After seating in yoga posture or pose for meditation, join the tip of your thumbs and index fingers to form a perfect circle with thumb and finger.

                                                              ii) Keep other three fingers straight.

                                                             iii) Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.

                                                             iv) Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.



Note –


        i) In Thunderbolt pose or Vajrasana, hold this mudra and place the hands on your thighs with palm facing down.



Benefit –


             i) This Mudra or hand gesture boost creative thinking.
            ii) This mudra increases concentration power.
           iii) This mudra help to enhance memory.
           iv) This mudra increase air element within body.


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