Mushti mudra is also known as fist mudra. Mushti is a sanskrit word which means closed hand or fist. Our body has natural tendency to react to negative emotions such as anger, aggression, fear, irritation and frustration by closing fist.
In this way it reacts and release out negative emotions that gets accumulated into the body. Mushti mudra is good for digestion. Whenever you feel such emotions, simple fold your hand to make a fist. You will feel the difference within five minutes. you will feel light and relaxed. This mudra also strengthen the liver and stomach, hence it is good for digestion and constipation as well.
How to form Mushti mudra?
1) Firstly clench your fingers to form a fist.
2) Now place your thumb over the ring fingers.
3) Do this with each hand.
In conclusion, you have to form fist and have to perform this mudra as you close and open the fist.
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How long to practice Mushti mudra?
Do as and when needed, or do three times a day for 15 minutes.
Benefits of Mushti mudra
1) Mushti Mudra activates the liver and stomach energy, hence promotes digestion and cure constipation.
2) This mudra helps in releasing body tensions and accumutated emotions.Also Read below posts to tackle held up emotions:
The cause of most of the physical complaints are somewhat related to our behavior, such as a weak liver, digestion or constipation, tension, heart complaints, etc are related to suppressed or uncontrolled aggression. This mudra helps in releasing anger, aggression, fear and accumulated negative emotions. And free our mind from all unwanted thoughts and worries. It also helps us to prepare clear roadmap for future.
Mudras are hand gesture which influences the energy in the body. In East, Mudras have been in use for thousands of years. Mudras have balancing effect on five elements. It is said that mudras can balance the elements within 45 minutes. So generally it is advisable to do mudra for 45 minutes in a day.
Mudras are a great way to deal with common problems.Next time when you are packed up with emotions and irritations. Simply do mushti mudra by forming a fist to get rid of all negativity. It can be complemented with traditional medicine. You can also read about other alternative healing practiced below.
Source : wellbeingmantras.com