(Last Updated on : 23/01/2014)
Detoxification Mudra is a comprehensive and a holistic process of cleansing the body of an individual. The practice of this Mudra
helps detoxify or remove all impurities from the internal system. Detoxification Mudra is done with both hands. Detoxification Mudra removes waste materials and toxins from the body along with bad memories, old grudges, bad habits, negative character traits and fears. It is suggested that during the detoxification days, one must lie down to rest often.
Practice of Detoxification Mudra
Detoxification Mudra can be done by placing each thumb
on the inner edge of the third joint of the ring finger
. This action is repeated with both hands. While performing this Mudra, with thumb (thumb represents fire which burns down the barriers between Earth
) and the ring finger (ring finger represents Earth), all other fingers are relaxed and extended. One can hold this Mudra for as long as he wants. In addition to that an enema, every second day, can occasionally support the detoxification process with a compress. Detoxification Mudra can be practiced any time like while meditating, while relaxing, while riding on the subway, or taking a walk.
Diet for Detoxification Mudra
It is rather important for the person to take adequate rest during this period. During this period, which generally lasts for 3-5 days, the person should eat simple food
that can be digested easily such as potatoes, rice
and steamed vegetables
that contain leaves. It is also necessary to drink adequate water or tea
in between meals. While practicing Detoxification Mudra, it is also suggested to use potato compress as it draws out the toxins from the body. This is generally done in support of the detoxification process and may be placed on the liver area to attain utmost effect. Apart from the body, it is also important to detoxify and purify the mind by releasing mental blockages and negative energy.
Benefits of Detoxification Mudra
This Mudra detoxifies and removes all the toxins out of the person's body.
It cleanses and purifies the person mentally, physically and spiritually.
This mudra cleanses the earth element in the body.