Vayu Mudra - How To Do and 12 Benefits | Yoga Mudra

Vayu Mudra

                  Vayu is Sanskrit word and it means Air. Mudra means Gesture of Hands. Vayu mudra is Gesture of Air. Vayu Mudra reduces the air element within the body. This Meditation mudras used for heal better the body and mind.

Girl is doing meditation in Vayu Mudra
Vayu 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 Vayu mudra?

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

Steps -
  1. 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.)
  2. Gently press first phalanges joint with that of 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 -
  • Gently apply pressure on your first phalanges joint with that of thumb.
  • 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 Vayu Mudra -

  1. This mudra or hand gesture helps to calm a restless and anxious mind.
  2. This mudra makes you pacifist.
  3. This mudra help to reduce overactive hormones.
  4. This mudra directly affect on nervous system and make it pacific.
  5. This mudra is good for aggressive people.
  6. This mudra decrease air element within body.
  7. This mudra is very helpful for paralysis patient.
  8. This mudra reduces extra air from stomach and body.
  9. This mudra helps to decrease gas and bloating of stomach.This mudra helps in Arthritis and Gout.
  10. This mudra helps in Knee pain, Neck pain, Spinal pain and Sciatica.
  11. This mudra helps to build immunity against cold and cough.
  12. This Mudra helps in Cervical spondylosis treatment.
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