Mudras are postures that are performed with the hands, joining the fingers with each other to create energy flows that help stimulate different parts of the body and enhance emotional and mental states.
Mudras originated in the East thousands of years ago, particularly in Buddhism. They have been and are still used as a spiritual practice on the path to enlightenment.
Hakini Mudra is the mudra of concentration. It is a gesture of the most powerful and it directs energy to the sixth chakra (or third eye chakra), where intuition and imagination reside. Have you ever performed this posture?
What Is Spiritual And What Is Science?
This finger position has been deeply studied by scientists and has been proven to stimulate the joint work of the two hemispheres of the brain, right and left.
Benefits of Hakini Mudra
- Stimulates brain activity – very beneficial for the overactive brain.
- Improves concentration, conscious attention, and memory.
- Balances the activity of the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
- Focuses and clarifies the mind, clears confusion, and purifies thoughts and feelings.
- Deepens breathing, regenerates the energy of the lungs, and oxygenates the brain, which results in better functioning of the whole organism.
How Can You Use This Mudra Consciously?
- Find a quiet place and breathe slowly until you feel relaxed, then perform a light massage on your hands to energize them and send heat through your whole body.
- Rest the fingertips of your left hand on top of the fingers of your right hand. The thumb of your left-hand should point inward, so that all of your fingers are joined at the tips, without the palms of your hands touching.
- Hold the posture for at least a couple of minutes. If other thoughts appear, push them away and go back to concentrating again. Remain inactive and relaxed when exercising this mudra. Don’t worry if at first you get distracted easily. Remind yourself that every time you force yourself to direct your thoughts to focus on the breath, you are exercising your brain.
By Eliana Ianni, Public Relations Director of Leyes Media