There are five basic elements that make up every single living being – air, earth, ether, fire and water. There are times when there are disruptions within these five elements, which can lead to various difficulties in life such as illnesses and disease. Mudras are quite effective at healing the disruptions. By releasing electromagnetic currents in the body, mudras are able to give balance to all the elements, and bring back harmony to one’s life.
Some Mudras and their Benefits
- Gyan Mudra: This is a great option for people suffering from mental problems such as depression. It also helps in improving the recollecting abilities of people by stimulating memory. Intellect is also developed through the practice of Gyan Mudra.
- Apaan Mudra: This particular Mudra is great for detox purposes. It opens up various channels within the body that are helpful in clearing waste. Constipation problems are also alleviated.
- Vayu Mudra: Arthritis patients all over the world have reported improvements after regularly practicing the Vayu Mudra. Parkinson’s disease sufferers too, are helped thanks to a lessening of tremors.
- Varun Mudra: A lack of water intake may lead to poor blood quality. However, practicing the Varun Mudra ensures that the quality of blood improves. Rejuvenation too, is one of the positive effects of the Varun Mudra.
- Ling Mudra: The Ling Mudra is best for combatting common cold and cough. Practicing the Ling Mudra leads to the production of heat within the body and this can cure cold better than anything else.
- Mudras can be practiced at any time of the day, whenever you are awake. There are no particular positions for practicing mudras. You can do it while you’re sitting, or standing, or even walking.
- It’s best to practice a particular mudra for a period of 20-30 minutes for it to have its optimum effects.