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Expert Shares Easy Yoga Mudras For Winter Season

ou can use these mudras when practising meditation or whenever it is convenient for you.

Tanya Srivastava
Written by: Tanya SrivastavaUpdated at: Jan 12, 2023 12:43 IST
Expert Shares Easy Yoga Mudras For Winter Season

Despite the fact that winter is generally healthful, it comes with several common health problems for many people. Our immune systems have suffered greatly as a result of our fast-paced, unhealthy, and stressful way of living. Additionally, once our immune system is compromised, our body is more susceptible to various ailments. If we use certain techniques to maintain the health of our immune system, common issues like the flu, fever, colds, and cough can be easily prevented. Let's talk about them and how mudras can be used to treat them.

In an exclusive interaction with OnlyMyHealth editorial team, Himalayan Siddhaa Akshar, Founder of Akshar Yoga Institutions , Himalaya Yoga Ashrama, World Yoga Organisation shares easy yoga asanas for the winter season and the science behind them Here is what he shared with us. 

The Science Of Behind Yoga Mudras

The five primary elements—air, water, fire, space or ether, and earth—are each targeted by different pressure locations in our fingers when we use hand mudras.

Therefore, we've selected some of the best mudras to aid in your recuperation if you tend to have colds and coughs frequently. You can use these mudras when practising meditation or whenever it is convenient for you. They can be done for 45 minutes at once or for three sessions of 10-15 minutes each.

Though it is recommended to focus on using the mudra that best addresses your issue, it is also okay to use two mudras each day.

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Yoga Mudras For Winter Season

1. Bhramara Mudra

Bhramara mudra is a simple hand gesture that can cure a variety of allergic symptoms, including hay fever, skin rashes, red patches, body itching, and sneezing.

  • Choose a comfortable sitting position for meditation, such as padmasana, sukhasana, or another position of your choosing.
  • To align your head with your spine, keep your back straight and focus your drishti on a spot in front of you.
  • Your index fingers should be curled such that the tips meet the base of your thumbs on both hands.
  • Keep the remaining fingers at a comfortable length and join the tips of the middle finger and thumb.
  • With your palms facing up, place your hands on your thighs.
  • Maintain the mudra for at least seven minutes.
Bhramara Mudra

2. Linga Mudra

The Linga Mudra is thought to have the ability to raise core body temperature and improve respiratory function. 

  • Choose a comfortable sitting position for meditation, such as padmasana, sukhasana, or another position of your choosing.
  • To align your head with your spine, keep your back straight and focus your drishti on a spot in front of you.
  • Put your hands in the namaste position by bringing them in front of your chest.
  • All of your fingers should be interlocked while maintaining your right thumb raised. Create a circle by wrapping your left index finger, left thumb, and right thumb together.
  • Hold the mudra for at least 8 to 10 minutes with your hands placed close to your navel.

3. Surya Mudra

Surya Mudra

The Surya Mudra is helpful for boosting the fire element in the body, which revivifies and re-energizes our mind and body. 

  • Choose a comfortable sitting position for meditation, such as padmasana, sukhasana, or another position of your choosing.
  • To align your head with your spine, keep your back straight and focus your drishti on a spot in front of you.
  • Fold your ring finger on both hands so that the tip almost reaches the centre of the palm. Press the phalange, or middle portion, of the folded finger, with your thumb.
  • With your palms facing up, place your hands on your thighs or knees.
  • Maintain the mudra for at least ten minutes.

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