Malasana(garland pose) This is the garland pose. It is a low squat. Step your feet slightly apart so there is about enough place for your body to fit in between them. Then lower down into a squat, while keeping your feet flat on the ground. Fold your hands in Anjali mudra or prayer pose and […]
Karuna Yoga Maha Vidya Peetham, Yoga TTC program in Bangalore India, will make you proficient in various “Mudras”. Our experts in this field will help you learn these techniques. The Sanskrit word mudra means ‘gesture’ or ‘attitude’. Mudras can be described as psychic, emotional, devotional and aesthetic gestures or attitudes. Yogis have encountered mudras as attitudes of energy flow, intended […]
Shambhavi Mudra (eyebrow center gazing) Shambhavi mudra (eyebrow center gazing) internalizes pranic flow and mind – If the Hatha Yogi remains with the chitta and prana absorbed in the internal object and gaze motionless, though seeing, he is not seeing, this is called shambhavi mudra, realm of Shiva consciousness). Antarlakshyam bahirdrshtir nimeshonmeshavarjita / Esha sa […]
Prana and mind are controlled through each other Pavano badhyate yena manastenaiva badhyate / Manascha badhyate yena pavanastena badhyate// Through controlling the prana, thought is contolled and through control of thought, prana or air is controlled. (Chapter -4, Verse 21).
Vipareeta Karani Mudra (reversing attitude) Urdhvanabheradhastalorurdhvam bhanuradhah sasi / Karani viparitakha ghuruvakyena labhyate// With the navel region above and the palate below, the sun is above and the moon is below. This is called Viparita Karani, the reversing process. When given by the Guru’s instructions it is fruitful practice. (Chapter -3, Verse 79). Valitam […]
Maha Vedha Mudra (Great Piercing Attitude) Atha mahavedhah Mahabandhasthito yogi krtva purakam ekadhih/ Vayunam ghatimavrtya nibhrtam kanthamudraya// The Hatha Yogi, in the position of Maha Bandha, should breath in, make the mind steady and hold the movement of prana by doing the throat lock. (Chapter -3, Verse 26). Samahastayugho bhumau sphichau sanadayechchanaih/ Putadvayam atikramya […]
Maha Mudra (The Great Attitude) Padamulena vamena yonim sampidya dakshinam/ Prasaritam padam krtva karabhyam dharayeddrdham//(Chapter -3, Verse 10). Press the left heel into the perineum or vagina, straighten the right leg, and with the hands, strongly take hold of the outstretched foot. (Chapter -3, Verse 10). Kanthe bandham samaropya dharayed vayum urdhvatah / Yatha […]