What is a mudra?
To put it simply, a Mudra is a hand gesture that guides the energy flow to specific areas of the brain. There are many types of Mudras designed to bring different benefits, depending on what we specifically need. They are done in conjunction with breathing to increase the flow of Prana in the body.
What is the purpose of mudras?
Mudras help to link the brain to the body, soothe pain, stimulate endorphins, change the mood, and increase our vitality. Mudras have been an integral part of many Hindu and Buddhist rituals. They are used extensively in Yoga, meditation, and dance. Here is an example of a Chin Mudra
What Is Chin Mudra?
Chin Mudra (gesture of knowledge) is the attitude of consciousness. Chin Mudra is a symbolic expression that represents detachment from your three guineas into joining with your Supreme Self. It is essential to stimulate the nodes during meditation. For this reason, chin Mudra is used in meditation. There are many health benefits of Chin Mudra. Chin Mudra channels the flow of Prana, vital energy necessary for spiritual ascension, increases concentration and self-awareness during meditation, channels Pranic flow, activates the brain cells resulting in a sound sleep, and helps automatically cure common body ailments. How to Practice Chin Mudra? • Place your palms on your knees with your palms facing upwards to the sky. • Softly touch the nail of your index finger with your thumb. • Relax your remaining three fingers • All other fingers should be opened completely facing upward.