(Last Updated on : 23-01-2014)
Naga Mudra is a hand gesture practiced for several psychological benefits and for receiving answers to spiritual queries. Naga is a snake goddess and mudra is a form of expression by the use of fingers of both the hands of a human being. Naga has great implications in Hindu Mythology
; it symbolizes supernatural strength, wisdom, shrewdness, and potency. Naga Mudra is also called as the "Mudra of deeper insight".
Naga Mudra can be successfully used to solve everyday problems. It helps to work through obstacles that people encounter on the spiritual path. The mudra
has healing power and enhances clarity of mind. Thus, one can take decisions or find answers to the unsolved problems. Naga Mudra improves the powerful element fire.
Practice of Naga Mudra
Like any other mudra, Naga Mudra also has a technique to practice though it does not seek a particular time or place for the performance. Generally, Naga Mudra can be practiced when one feels struck with an everyday problem and is looking for a solution that aligns one with highest self.
Naga Mudra is very easy to practise. First of all, the person needs to sit in a meditative stance then he can cross hands in front of the chest, and also cross the thumbs
over each other. He should visualize the fire inside; feel its warmth and rising flames as he inhales. While performing, exhale and let any tension or anxiety
melt away. It can be practiced up to 45 minutes in a full day or as per requirement. The practise of Naga Mudra can mentally kindle the fire in pelvic floor.
Benefits of Naga Mudra
Regular practice of Naga mudra increases ones insight and clairvoyance.
Naga mudra helps to develop strength.
This mudra pleasantly relieves tensions.
This mudra brings clarity in mind.
It provides answers to one's quest for ever eluding spiritual existence.
If properly practiced, it can help in removing problems faced in day to day life.
Naga mudra also brings about strength and lightness to everyday existence.
It can help with anxiety and stress.
It can also help in balancing the emotions, integrating mind and body and overactive mind.