(Last Updated on : 19-05-2014)
Ksepana mudra is an easy to perform hand gesture practiced for various benefits. This mudra
basically stimulates elimination through the large intestine, skin and lungs. The mudra is termed as a gesture of pouring out and letting go. It helps release tensions of all kinds.
It is believed that as we live among various kinds of energies and receive negative as well as positive energies. However, privacy and solitude are essential. Without any solitude, essential energy can be robbed of and one can become weak, moreover the immune system can also get compromised with this continuous and unabated onslaught of negative energy. The Ksepana mudra helps in getting rid from this problem.
Steps of Ksepana Mudra
The steps of this mudra are very easy to perform.
A practitioner of Ksepana mudra may place the index fingers flat against each other.
Rest of the fingers are clasped and the finger pads are allowed to rest on the back of one's hands.
The practitioner can cross thumbs and place each in the hollow of the other thumb.
While seated, the index fingers are pointed to the ground. When lying down, one can point them in the direction of the feet.
The practitioner can completely relax with both hands.
Ksepana requires holding of breath for just seven to fifteen minutes and concentration on exhalation.
A deep sigh for three times should follow while doing the Ksepana mudra. The mudra can be practiced at any time of the day.
Benefits of Ksepana Mudra
This mudra ensures various mental benefits which are as follows:
Ksepana mudra helps in elimination through skin (sweat), lungs (exhalation) and large intestine.
It improves exhalation as well as removes expended energies.
It brings fresh energy and also causes flow out after several breaths.
It promotes the release of all types of tension.
This mudra encourages expended or negative energy to flow away, followed by the absorption of fresh and positive energy.
It improves concentration and enhances meditation.
It helps people to focus on the good things of life.