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.

                                   First find a place which is not too noisy and crowded, where you will not get disturbed. Second wear something comfortable clothes. Too tight cloths will distract you. Here's, check out my clothes for Meditation & Yoga on Amazon, Click here, Meditation - Yoga Clothes.

                                    You can meditate sitting on the ground or chair or on 
 Yoga Mat (comfortable one), which I purchased from Amazon.

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.

           iii) You can Meditate anytime - anywhere you want, try to meditate on  Yoga Mat (comfortable one), which I purchased from Amazon.

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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