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

Dhyana mudra

Rest your hands in your lap with the right hand on top of your left with both palms upward. Bring the tips of the two thumbs together gently.



This mudra brings increased power to your meditation and you in attaining self-realization. Extensive practice is said to create a powerful aura around your face, which is… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 23, 2011 at 6:04pm — 1 Comment

Bhairava mudra

Rest your hands in your lap. Place your right hand on top of the left with both palms facing upward.
In Indian mythology, Bhairava is fierce form of Siva.

The joined hands represent the union of the ida and pingala nadis (meridians) – or the equalization of the two hemispheres of the brain.

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 22, 2011 at 1:03am — No Comments

Mudra (cont)

The most common mudras for meditation is Chin mudra (palms upward) and Jnana mudra (palms down). The fingers may be joined in one of two ways:





1) Touch the tip of your thumb to the tip of the index finger to form a circle, indicating that the individual ego is joined with universal Self. Using this mudra for meditation invites calmness and helps you to tune in to a new awareness and knowledge.

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2) Bring the tip of your index finger to the first joint of the thumb,… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 4, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments

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