A symbolic hand gesture used in Hindu and Buddhist ceremonies and statuary. Also seen in Indian dance or yoga poses.


Mudrās Benefits

The five elements namely – Air, Water, Fire, Earth and Ether physically manifest in the body. Imbalance of these elements disrupts the immunity system and causes disease.Deficiencies in any of these elements can be made up by connecting one part of the body with another in a particular manner through Mudrās.
When a finger representing an element is brought in touch with another.

Online Readings

Hand to Heart  by Kelly McGonigal  

These gestures are known to assist in cultivating inner peace, courage, and confidence. Read More

Books, CDs, etc.

  • Mudrās of India  by by Cain Carroll, Revital Carroll · Jessica Kingsley   

A comprehensive guide to the hand gestures of yoga and Indian dance.

  • Mudrās: Yoga in Your Hands by Gertrud Hirschi · Red Wheel Weise

Mudrās also playfully called the “finger power points” are yoga positions for your hands and fingers. They can be practiced sitting, lying down, standing, or walking.