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".

                             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 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.

     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 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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