The yoga is the best relaxing workout for many people and it is healthy too; it soothes the mind, relaxes you and makes you feel good. It is even confirmed by experts that regular yoga practice boosts the nervous system.
Boosting this activity in the nervous system means more relaxation and better resting and digestion too. Yoga is just as good as other workouts or even better, since it is like meditation too.
It improves the mental health and resolves depression and anxiety too. Also memory is better, so with simple hand tricks you can achieve all this.
We have the 8 crucial hand moves for this. You can do them anytime and anywhere, but at home is the best!
The mudras are the hand and finger rituals that are made during meditation (pranayama) or breathing techniques. This was also described as ancient script in the Hindu and Buddha philosophies. And, the whole body is active.
This yoga culture believes that the energy moves in the whole body and targets some brain areas. Many illnesses are cured this way for overall health. every finger is linked to a natural element like fire, water, earth, air and ether.
See the mudras below and practice them:
Prana mudra – life
This mudra makes overall balance and boosts immunity. Also it cures eyesight issues, insomnia and hunger cravings. The tips of the little and ring finger are touched and with the thumb tip too. Other fingers are straight. Do this anytime in the day for more energy.
Prithvi mudra – earth
This one is good for fatigue and too much stress, also it removes weakness, improves digestion and blood flow too. Touch the ring finger and thumb tips and press. Do it in the mornings.
Agni mudra – fire
Also named Surya mudra or sun mudra and resolves anxiety, weight problems and digestion issues. Also it works on the thyroid. Bend the ring finger and touch the thumb base against the 2nd Do this after waking up, before you eat. Sit while doing so and do it for 15 min. If the weather is hot, do this in moderation.
Apanu mudra – heart
Great for heart attack victims and makes the heart better on the long run. Touch the thumb and middle finger and ring finger tips. The index can touch the thumb base. Press for 15 minutes.
Gyan mudra – knowledge
This one makes knowledge better and focus too. Also memory is boosted. If you have insomnia, this will cure it and work more on the endocrine glands. This one is the famous meditation mudra. The thumb and index finger are touching and other fingers are stretched. For better results, do this in the mornings, sit or stand.
Varun mudra – water
This is great for the skin makes it moist and regulates every fluid inside. Touch the thumb and index tips and little finger too. For less dehydration, never press the little finger nail. Do this anytime in the day and always sit. If you have asthma, avoid this.
Vayu mudra – air
This is great for chronic rheumatoid issues, paralysis, gout and arthritis, also Parkinson’s and cervical spondylitis. It removes excess air in the belly. Every finger has 3 bones and they are known as phalanges. Hold the index and thumb bases against the distant phalanx. The thumb is on the index. Do this anytime in the day and hold 45 seconds for pain removal. More use leads to imbalance inside so stop as soon as you see benefits.
Shunya mudra – emptiness
This is great for ear pain and hearing issues. Bend the middle finger and touch it with the thumb over it, press the distant phalanx in the middle finger and base of thumb. Be focused on the ears.
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