Akash Mudra - How To Do and 8 Benefits | Yoga Mudra

Akash Mudra

                   Akash is the Sanskrit word and it means 'View' or 'Recognize'. Mudra means Gesture of Hands. Akash mudra is the Gesture of View. Akash Mudra increases Space element within body. This Meditation mudras used for heal better the body and mind.

Buddha meditation statue in Aakash Mudra
Aakash Mudra

              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. You can join any Meditation center near by your Home city or you can also practice meditation in your house / room.

How to do Akash Mudra?

Hand is in Aakash Mudra gesture for meditation
How to do Aakash Mudra

Steps -
  1. 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.)
  2. Gently press the tips of middle finger and thumb.
  3. Keep other three fingers straight.
  4. Hold this mudra and place the hands on your knee with palm facing upward.
  5. Now closed your eyes, take couple of deep breath and start Meditation.
Note -
  • The tips of thumb and middle finger must touch gently not forcefully.
  • Do not press too hard otherwise you will hurt yourself and instead of meditation, inner peace you’ll fill disturbance and pain.
  • For Yoga and Meditation wear something comfortable clothes. Too tight cloths will distract you.
  • Do not practice Yoga on hard surface, it will hurt your skeleton and internal organs too.
         So you must do Yoga on Yoga Mat.

Benefits of Akash Mudra -

  1. This mudra helps to reduce negative thoughts and emotions from mind…like fear, anger, sorrow etc.
  2. This mudra is good for congestion issues.
  3. This mudra detoxifies body from metabolic waste.
  4. This mudra increases space element within body.
  5. Regular practice of Aakash mudra keeps the Blood Pressure in control.
  6. This Mudra is also beneficial in controlling irregular heart-beats.
  7. This Mudra also helps in Osteoporosis, weakness of bones.
  8. This mudra is know to develop ESP - Extra Sensory Power.
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