Samana Vayu Mudra – Gesture to co-ordinate all five elements
Samana Vayu Mudra – Sometimes it is also called Mukul Mudra or Sukri Mudra, this mudra coordinates the five elements of the body and three comics. Therefore, this pose is useful for a person, whose all three comedies are deranged. While performing this pose, the fingers can be directed (or touched) over the diseased part of the body.
Samana Vayu Mudra is the hand posture or gesture in yoga, which is used to improve digestion and assimilation. In Ayurveda, the thumb represents the fire element, the middle finger indicates the space element and the index finger, the wind element, the ring finger indicate the earth element and the little finger indicates the water element. This Mudra brings these five elements together, which are said to give therapeutic benefits.
1)- Samana Vayu Mudra improves digestion.
2)- It balances the metabolism.
3)- It improves the functioning of the liver.
4)- Samana Vayu Mudra removes loss of appetite.
5)- It balances the body energies and the Tri-Doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) of the body.
6)- Samana Vayu mudra strengthens the body from inside and gives confidence of mind.
7)- It helps with all gastric troubles and hypertension.
Theoretically, this pose can be used to overcome any disorder. More importantly, however, it can be used to prevent disease. 30 to 45 minutes every day, either at a stretch or in three parts (ie, for 10 to 15 minutes, three times a day).
Follow the steps :
- Sit in any comfortable sitting posture. Meditation postures like Padmasana, Siddhasana, Swastikasana, Vajrasana etc. are ideal for the practice of Mudra. Sukhasana and Ardha Padmasana can also be used. It can also be done in a sitting posture or upright posture with the spine, if you are not able to sit on the floor.
- In the sitting position, place the hands upward on the thighs or knees with the palm.
- Close your eyes and take some deep breaths with awareness on the breathing process.
- Bring your Little, ring, index finger and middle finger together and bend it to touch your thumb. All the fingers are touching together. You can do this on both hands. This samana is the air hand pose.