Shunya Mudra - Informative & researched article on Shunya Mudra
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesYoga

 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
Home > Health > Yoga > Mudra > Types of Mudras > Shunya Mudra
Shunya Mudra
Shunya mudra is an effective mudra which involves the movement of the middle finger.
 Shunya MudraShunya is the connotation of 'zero' or 'sky'. Sky is colligated with the highest forces with the 'upper person' the God, with head.

Shunya Mudra involves the movement of middle finger which is the association of 'sky' (ether). The sky in Mudra Vigyan, is the gateway to the higher dimension or heaven. Practicing Shunya Mudra needs to follow some movements or motion of fingers. The middle finger is left bent until it touches the ball of the thumb. Then, the middle finger is pressed down on with the thumb. The rest of the fingers are left extended. This rule is followed with both hands. This mudra is practiced for three times a day for 15 minutes or it as advised by the mentor of Yoga. For optimum result, this mudra is performed for 45 minutes at a stretch.

The Shunya mudra is very effective, especially when done with the Akash Mudra.

Benefits Of Shunya Mudra

Shunya mudra, if practiced daily can lead to the curative effects on earaches.

The following benefits can be gained by exercising this mudra for advised time.
  • Shunya mudra prevents and cures deafness, pain in the ears and other problems with hearing.

  • This mudra improves impaired hearing.

  • It also helps in nausea, vertigo, and travel sickness.

  • Practicing this mudra can cure numbness in any part of the body.

  • This Mudra improves the voice of those who are dumb since birth.

  • Shunya Mudra brings relaxation to sudden senselessness of body due to some shock.

  • This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to

    (Last Updated on : 21/08/2014)
    E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
    More Articles in Types of Mudras  (62)
    Yoga Mudra  (1)
    Recently Updated Articles in Yoga
    Ganesh Mudra
    Ganesha Mudra is a type of mudra which aims to remove obstacles from the path of ones life. Ganesh, the elephant God, is universally acknowledged as the conqueror of obstacles.
    Yoga for Backache
    There are several Yoga Asanas to reduce Backache. Regular practice of yoga not only reduces backache problems but may also be helpful to reduce the intake of medicines.
    Vrisasana is a meditative Yoga Asana that resembles a seated bull, and indicates the virility of a bull and the sexual temperance of a practiced Yogi.
    Tulasana is an asana that where the weight of the body rests upon. The word Tula means balance.
    Forum on Yoga
    Free E-magazine
    Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Health
    Shunya Mudra - Informative & researched article on Shunya Mudra
    Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
    Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
    Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.