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Swami Saradananda's Blog – May 2011 Archive (3)

In Indian philosophy, your body is made up of five elements, with each of your five fingers representing one of these elements: Thumb: fire, sun, radiant matter, heat, light – the energy that drives …

In Indian philosophy, your body is made up of five elements, with each of your five fingers representing one of these elements:

Thumb: fire, sun, radiant matter, heat, light – the energy that drives all other matter

Index finger: air, wind, matter in gaseous form

Middle finger: sky, space, akasha ether

Ring finger: earth, matter in solid form

Little finger: water, matter in liquid form



Most mudras are formed by using your thumb (fire) to lightly stimulate one… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on May 30, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Mudras 2

Perhaps the best known mudra is “Namaskar” which signifies “the divinity within me salutes the divinity within you”

Added by Swami Saradananda on May 27, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Mudras

Your body is a subtle and powerful antenna that is continually receiving energy and also transmitting it. Mudras are hand positions that seal psychic energies into specific channels; they powerful spiritual tools that assist you in purifying your physical, mental and psychic bodies. They can enable you to receive, transmit and utilize energy more efficiently. With regular practice, mudras can sharpen and expand your inner awareness. They help you to restore balance within your physical body,… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on May 25, 2011 at 11:13pm — 3 Comments

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