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Activating the rational mind

Naran

The mind operates with ego.

Which is the biggest finger? Ego must be the biggest finger, which is the middle finger.

Ego cannot work separately. It has to think. Index finger is the thinking mind. Ego is mind and mind thinks with the index finger. That is why both are close to each other.

You write with index finger. The moment you touch the pen, the thoughts flow. That means it must be the thinking finger– the finger that produces thoughts.

For the Mind to become a rational mind or analytical mind (index finger) the thumb has to join the middle finger, which represents ego, and the index finger which represents thinking.

Related Blogs

Uses of Akash Mudra: http://wp.me/ptUIh-1N

Have a higher (better) perspective: http://wp.me/ptUDX-6j

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FAQ on Mudras

Student: What is the significance of putting the thumb with other fingers?

Thumb represents Prana – our life force. If there is no life in the body what is the use of the body? Similarly, if thumb is not used, no Mudra will be activated.

Prana means Universal Life energy.

Instructions on doing mudras

  1. Except for special Mudras, for all mudras, one had to keep the mudra on both the hands.
  2. You can chant mantra or switch words silently, while doing the mudra.
  3. You can walk, lie down, sit down or watching TV while doing the mudra.
  4. There is no time to do mudras. You can do it all the time. Of course, they are very effective when you do the mudras between 4-6 AM.
  5. In general, Mudra you can do for 30-45 minutes, Mantra can be done all the 24 hours.
  6. There are exceptions to that rule. Don’t do Linga mudra for more than 15 minutes at a time. However mudras like Chin Mudra and Acceptance mudra can be done throughout the day.
  7. All mudras are beneficial to us without any side-effects. However, for some it might produce an unwanted side-effect. In such a case, please stop doing it and contact Naran.
  8. You need not press the fingers hard when you touch the tip of the thumb or while placing them at the base of the thumb.  No pressure should be applied. Pressure means, your mind is restless and not stable.

The above points were discussed during the workshop on Mudras, Hyderabad, on 16thFeb, 2013. You can learn about Mudras in the upcoming workshop, dated 15th Dec, 2013, at Bangalore, by Naran S Balakumar.

Mudra for Savings Part I

Naran

Do the Vitality Mudra or Pran Mudra for savings. Thumb touching the little and ring fingers on both the hands.

If mind is in a solid container it will produce a sense of relaxation. Mind is here. Thought is no-where. The mind and thought are separated. The thinking is separated.  What else I can do? I can sleep. This Mudra can produce sleep also.

Other benefits of doing this mudra

Vitality, elimination, relaxation, rest, calmness, composure, affectionate, and motherliness.

Not to be shaken by other’s anger – when somebody else is shouting or is angry, be in this mudra which activates composure.

This mudra activates the life force – meeting point of Fire,  Earth and Water elements.

Blood flow is regulated. Blood clots are reduced and excreted, muscles are strengthened, immunity is improved and promotes good sleep.

When one is worried and restless, additionally keep the index and middle fingers at the base of the thumb, while the ring and little fingers are touching the tip of the thumb.

Physical – for eye sight, for Diabetes.

Related Blogs

No savings and broke: http://wp.me/ptUDl-35

Unable to Receive: http://wp.me/ptUIO-36

Beat the Cold

R Mohan

I have a severe cold with running nose.

Naran

Do LINGA Mudra (both hands clasped together, with left thumb in upright position) for 20 minutes. Then do SAFE and SECURE Mudra (thumb touching ring and little fingers on both the hands) for another 20 minutes.

R Mohan

I did as you suggested. I took rest for a while keeping in mind that while we sleep, our body does the necessary healing (as mentioned by Naran).

After waking up, I did the Mudras again for 15 minutes. I was alright (without any medication). Thanks.

Naran

Due to pollution, we get afflicted with cold.

The thick phlegm produced and deposited inside the lungs will be converted into liquid form by the Linga Mudra and will be sent to the Hara Chakra (the chakra that handles water element) by the Safe and Secure Mudra.

Pain due to overweight

Ftrrs

What is the remedy for too much weight? My husband is overweight and I want him to get fit. He has high cholesterol also.

Due to weight, his knees pains while climbing stairs and is having vitamin D deficiency too.

Naran

I have a combination of flower remedies. He can try.

Ask him to keep the ring finger under the thumb daily for 15 minutes. This is FIRE MUDRA, which will reduce his weight.

Ask him to chant Switch words, “CHANGE DIVINE ORDER NOW ON”

Ftrrs

I like to add my husband is also taking Allopathy for High BP, Vitamin D and for joint pain. So can he take the Flower remedies along with that?

Naran

Flower remedies are for mental state and not for physical problems.

Meanwhile, chant the mantra, “HARE RAMA HARE KRISHNA” for his joint pain.

No Worries Mudra

Help

Referring the blog: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/old-one-dies-new-one-blooms/

What is the healing benefit of the mudra you have taught above? Is it to let go?

Naran

Index finger at the base of the thumb will make one inhale deeply.

The breathing of the worrying person is shallow and fast, which is changed by the mudra into deep and slow breathing.

The person will relax and his relaxation is enhanced by the Pran Mudra (thumb touching the tips of little and ring fingers on both the hands).

For stress relief: chant “QUIET MIND, OPEN HEART, RELAX”

Simple Life Solutions

Refer Part I of the article: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2013/06/24/mudra-tips-and-techniques-part-i/

Part II of the article: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/mudra-tips-and-techniques-part-ii/

Mudra Tips and Techniques Part III

Mudras are so simple that anybody can do it – irrespective of age, sex or creed. You don’t need to have any worries, whatsoever.

Mudras can be combined with Mantras, which doubles the effect of Mudras.

Why Mantras, even switch words can be combined with Mudras.

You can combine color healing with Mudras.

Anita Vij: Safe and secure Mudra is very beneficial. All our worries are gone by doing this Mudra before going to sleep.

Sam: If I do the Chin Mudra before eating for 10 minutes, and by chanting Vallabam Gajaananam Eka Thantham then I am able to pick the right food, the right quantity of food – not less or more and the food I like to eat (as I eat food from different hotels and thus eating the food I like becomes very important).

Raj: I chanted the switch words, “MOVE ON” with the Movement Mudra for 15 minutes and “FIND COUNT DIVINE Job” for 15 minutes, twice a day for the last 20 days. Now, I have got two small projects on hand, which will keep me busy for the next 3-4 months.

Weight reduction: Blue helps in weight reduction. Visualize blue color filling your body or see a blue candle while doing Fire Mudra.

Develop Unconditional Love

Appu

Could you please say whether there is any Mudra for love, to show unconditional love to husband?

Naran

Touch your thumb with little and ring fingers and see the picture of (Mother’s Flowers) Red Balsam.

Be Assertive

Kalai

May you pls suggest how long to do the Fire Mudra. Should it be done with both hands?

Naran

You can do for 15 minutes at a stretch and two times in a day. Do with both the hands.

When you want to assert yourself, or want to say no without hurting the other person, be in this Mudra and say whatever you want to say.

Mudra Tips and Techniques Part II

Refer Part I of the article: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2013/06/24/mudra-tips-and-techniques-part-i/

Mudra with chanting

Sandeep R

If I want to do 3 fulfillment Mudras should I chant Bija Mantras or the affirmation words. Please guide me I want to become successful entrepreneur.

Naran

For your needs, with Mudras you chant MUSTARD (Bach flower) CITRINE (gemstone)

Fingers are not in place

Andrei

When I do this Varun Mudra I hardly can do it for 5 min, my hands are starting to hurt. Is there is a problem with the palms or it is a general water element`s problem?

Naran

Since there is no practice of Mudras, it happens.  Do it for some time. You will be ok in another fifteen days.

Mudra Duration

Student

Is there any danger of doing Mudra too much?

Naran

No.

No side-effects

Grace

I have done the vitality Mudra and can bear witness. It works. No question.

I also had an unexpected result. I began to put on weight! Is this a normal side effect? Or is this something unique to my mind? Have you heard of this before?

Naran

One will put on weight – only required weight.  If you think you are putting on weight, immediately follow the Mudra with Fire Mudra – place the ring finger at the base of the thumb.

Refer Part III of the article: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/simple-life-solutions-2/

Chronic Health and Financial Issues

Help

Is there a Mudra for cleansing the basic chakra?

Naran

Keep the index finger at the base of the thumb on both the hands.

This is the LETTING GO Mudra.

Keep for 10 minutes. It increases oxygen level.

Then be in SAFE and SECURE Mudra (ring and little fingers touching the tip of the thumb on both the hands) for 10 minutes. This Mudra is also called as Prana Mudra.

Help

If there are chronic health and financial problems will it be beneficial to do both the Mudras and chant the Bija mantras (OM LUM NAMAHA, OM VUM NAMAHA OM RUM NAMAHA OM YUM NAMAHA OM HUM NAMAHA)? If so, what should the duration for the Mudras be?

Naran

You can chant the mantras while doing the Mudras) so.

15 minutes per Mudra will be ok.

Explanation

When you fall sick, one or more of the chakras will get affected. Chanting of Bija Mantras cleanses, energizes and balances all chakras – which are the energy centers for our physical, mental and Pranic bodies: http://healbymeditation.wordpress.com/2009/07/10/opening-the-chakras-with-mantras/

We will get a good mood, by chanting the Bija mantras. When we chant Bija mantras, we will feel energized and uplifted. It also drives away cancer: http://healbymeditation.wordpress.com/2009/10/30/drive-away-cancer/

Decrease in oxygen level is the reason for all health-related issues. Letting Go Mudra fixes this problem.

Safe and Secure Mudra will bring in financial stability in your life: https://healbymudra.wordpress.com/2010/10/05/safe-and-secure-mudra/

Weight Loss

From the blog:

For people to lose weight take the remedies Oak, Crab Apple and Rock Water.

Do Fire Mudra too (ring finger touching the base of the thumb on both hands).

This will help you to reduce your weight. You will be able to reduce 2 to 3 kg a month.

Deepa

I would like to know whether all the remedies have to be taken together for weight loss, and what is the dosage?

Naran

A combination is available with bio salts also: Oak, Rock Water, Crab Apple, Scleranthus, Jade, and Kali Sulph Nat Phos. Please contact the centre.

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