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".

                                  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.

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.

               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 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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