Vishnu Mudra

Vishnu Mudra Vishnu (a Hindu God) + mudra (gesture) Ayurvedic Element – All Elements Fundamentals Vishnu mudra is one of the hasta or sacred hand gestures, created as a way to work with prana or essential life energy. This particular mudra is also known as the “gesture of universal balance” and is dedicated to Lord … Read more

Yoni Mudra

Yoni Mudra Yoni (womb) + mudra (gesture) Ayurvedic Element –  Fire and Air Fundamentals While most hasta mudras, or hand gestures, are intended for all practitioners, Yoni mudra is one of the rare ones which is primarily designed for women. Even the name implies that, as yoni translates to womb or vulva in Sanskrit. The … Read more

Varuna Mudra

Varuna Mudra  Varun (a Hindu god, rain) + mudra (gesture) Ayurvedic Element – Water Fundamentals Hasta mudras are yogic hand gestures primarily developed to balance one of the five elements in the body. Today, we will discuss Varuna mudra, which activates the water element. This mudra is quite simple and involves pressing the thumb and … Read more

Shakti Mudra

Shakti Mudra  Shakti (power, a Hindu goddess) + mudra (gesture) Ayurvedic Element – Fire Fundamentals Shakti mudra (aka Shakti Chalana Mudra) is one of the most important yogic hand gestures (hasta mudra) and is focused on balancing the fire element in the body. The mudra is also called the “seal of patience” as it is … Read more