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Unleashing the Power of Mudras and Their Meanings to Improve Your Energy & Attract Manifestations

By Audra English

Tatooed lady sitting in a yoga pose doing some hand mudras to meditate
Unleashing the Power of Mudras and Their Meanings to Improve Your Energy & Attract Manifestations

Our busy and hectic lifestyle often drains us of our vital energy, leaving us stressed and exhausted. But did you know that you have the power to enhance your energy levels and experience greater peace and harmony within your being? Enter mudras – hand gestures that have been used for centuries in the ancient practice of yoga and Ayurveda. These powerful tools can help to harmonize and balance your energy centers, or chakras, and improve your overall well-being. Here, we’ll explore what mudras are, how they work, and why you should be using them in your daily life.


Mudras are a subtle yet powerful way to connect with your inner self and improve your energy levels. They involve touching specific points on your fingers with your thumb, and each mudra is said to have its unique healing properties. Essentially, mudras help to balance the flow of energy through your body and awaken your natural healing abilities. For example, the Gyan mudra, where you bring your index finger and thumb together, is said to improve concentration and memory. The Prana mudra, which involves touching your ring finger and little finger to your thumb, is said to enhance vitality and relieve fatigue.


The benefits of mudras extend beyond just physical health. They have been credited with reducing stress and anxiety, improving mood and emotional stability, and even enhancing spiritual growth. Practicing mudras along with meditation can offer a deep sense of peace and tranquility. They can also help to cultivate mindfulness and a deeper connection with yourself.


If you’re new to mudras, it’s best to start with a few simple ones that are easy to remember. One such mudra is the Chin Mudra, where you touch your thumb and index finger together while letting your other fingers relax. This mudra is said to improve concentration and enhance wisdom. Another easy-to-do mudra is the Anjali mudra, where you bring your palms together in a prayer position. This is a common mudra used in yoga and is said to create a sense of grounding and balance.


To get the most benefits out of mudras, it’s recommended to practice them regularly and with intention. As you settle into your mudra pose, focus on your breath and the intention behind the mudra. You can also combine mudras with affirmations and visualizations to enhance their power. For example, while practicing the Ganesha mudra (where you hold your right hand out with your palm facing up and your left hand over your heart), you can repeat the affirmation, “I am open to receive abundance and success.”


Mudras are a simple yet effective way to enhance your energy levels and promote holistic wellness. They offer a tangible way to connect with the subtle energy within your body and awaken your natural healing abilities. It’s never too late to start incorporating mudras into your daily routine. Just a few minutes a day can make a significant difference in your overall health and well-being. So why not give it a try and see how these mystical hand gestures can improve your life today?



A woman in a while tank top who is wearing bracelets doing the lotus mudra.
Mudras and their properties

Here is a list of Mudras and their meanings.


Try to do each Mudra for 15-30 minutes with both hands while relaxing or meditating for best results.


Yoni Mudra: Grounds you to your feminine power Helps get rid of anxiety and overthinking Takes care of feminine issues like PMS, PMSD, and Menopause Awakens the Kundalini Cools anger associated with unbalanced hormones
Yoni Mudra

Yoni Mudra


  • Grounds you to your feminine power

  • Helps get rid of anxiety and overthinking

  • Takes care of feminine issues like PMS, PMSD, and Menopause

  • Awakens the Kundalini

  • Cools anger associated with unbalanced hormones



Shakti Sacral Mudra: Gives you body strength Calms the muscles Gets rid of tension and anxiety Gets rid of insomnia Relaxes the pelvis Can help with PMS and            uterine cramps Only use for 10-15 mins unless you want to use it to help sleep
Shakti Sacral Mudra

Shakti Sacral Mudra


  • Gives you body strength

  • Calms the muscles

  • Gets rid of tension and anxiety

  • Gets rid of insomnia

  • Relaxes the pelvis

  • Can help with PMS and uterine cramps

  • Only use for 10-15 mins unless you want to use it to help sleep



Surya Mudra: Helps with weight-loss Helps speed up a sluggish thyroid Improves eyesight Keeps your mind focused and on point Helps with inflammation and swelling Helps with diabetes and high blood sugar Helps reduce bad cholesterol
Surya Mudra

Surya Mudra


  • Helps with weight-loss

  • Helps speed up a sluggish thyroid

  • Improves eyesight

  • Keeps your mind focused and on point

  • Helps with inflammation and swelling

  • Helps with diabetes and high blood sugar

  • Helps reduce bad cholesterol



Kalesvara Mudra: Helps with concentration Calms agitation and anxiety Helps fight addictions Improves memory Awakens intuition
Kalesvara Mudra

Kalesvara Mudra


  • Helps with concentration

  • Calms agitation and anxiety

  • Helps fight addictions

  • Improves memory

  • Awakens intuition



Lotus Mudra: Helps with digestion Taps into abundance Brings compassion Relaxes the mind Helps bring affection Enhances physical beauty Gets rid of misunderstandings Helps with feelings of loneliness Can help heal heartbreak
Lotus Mudra

Lotus Mudra


  • Helps with digestion

  • Taps into abundance

  • Brings compassion

  • Relaxes the mind

  • Helps bring affection

  • Enhances physical beauty

  • Gets rid of misunderstandings

  • Helps with feelings of loneliness

  • Can help heal heartbreak


Ksepana Mudra:Helps you move on from what no longer serves you Helps with a positive mindset Flushes away toxins Removes negative thoughts and energy Brings fresh new energy
Ksepana Mudra

Ksepana Mudra


  • Helps you move on from what no longer serves you

  • Helps with a positive mindset

  • Flushes away toxins

  • Removes negative thoughts and energy

  • Brings fresh new energy


Dharmachakra Mudra: Creates everlasting changes Brings you a positive and lucky life Quiets the mind with peace and serenity Gives you spiritual wisdom Deepens your meditation for profound conclusions Improves focus and concentration
Dharmachakra Mudra

Dharmachakra Mudra


  • Creates everlasting changes

  • Brings you a positive and lucky life

  • Quiets the mind with peace and serenity

  • Gives you spiritual wisdom

  • Deepens your meditation for profound conclusions

  • Improves focus and concentration



Aakash Mudra: Helps you connect with the higher consciousness Helps you become enlightened Gets rid of fear and anxiety Gets rid of anger and rage Can help with depression Helps detoxify the body Activates the throat chakra Helps you speak your truth
Aakash Mudra

Aakash Mudra


  • Helps you connect with the higher consciousness

  • Helps you become enlightened

  • Gets rid of fear and anxiety

  • Gets rid of anger and rage

  • Can help with depression

  • Helps detoxify the body

  • Activates the throat chakra

  • Helps you speak your truth


Anjali Mudra: Helps to balance both hemispheres of the brain Allows union between the physical and spiritual body Enhances focus Increases balance Helps with anxiety and depression Brings stability
Anjali Mudra

Anjali Mudra


  • Helps to balance both hemispheres of the brain

  • Allows union between the physical and spiritual body

  • Enhances focus

  • Increases balance

  • Helps with anxiety and depression

  • Brings stability


Pushpaputa Mudra: Offer and receive blessings Brings abundance Give thanks and gratitude Promotes compassion Helps you overcome fear Brings forth positive energy
Pushpaputa Mudra

Pushpaputa Mudra


  • Offer and receive blessings

  • Brings abundance

  • Give thanks and gratitude

  • Promotes compassion

  • Helps you overcome fear

  • Brings forth positive energy


Prithvi Mudra: Helps stop hair loss Helps improve blood sugar Clears the skin and makes it have a healthy glow Boosts metabolism Helps provide stability Helps body tissues grow Improves stamina Helps you stay grounded Helps with the bones and teeth
Prithvi Mudra

Prithvi Mudra


  • Helps stop hair loss

  • Helps improve blood sugar

  • Clears the skin and makes it have a healthy glow

  • Boosts metabolism

  • Helps provide stability

  • Helps body tissues grow

  • Improves stamina

  • Helps you stay grounded

  • Helps with the bones and teeth



Prana Mudra: Helps increase energy Improves eyesight Builds confidence Increases immunity Heals heart problems Cleanses the aura Reduces stress and anxiety Clears the skin
Prana Mudra

Prana Mudra


  • Helps increase energy

  • Improves eyesight

  • Builds confidence

  • Increases immunity

  • Heals heart problems

  • Cleanses the aura

  • Reduces stress and anxiety

  • Clears the skin


Ganesha Mudra: Helps remove any obstacles in your path Keeps you going so you can persevere Lifts your spirits and brings positive energy Can bring you abundance and luck Can help you lose weight by increasing the metabolism Helps with the heart, lungs, and surrounding muscles
Ganesha Mudra

Ganesha Mudra


  • Helps remove any obstacles in your path

  • Keeps you going so you can persevere

  • Lifts your spirits and brings positive energy

  • Can bring you abundance and luck

  • Can help you lose weight by increasing the metabolism

  • Helps with the heart, lungs, and surrounding muscles



Bhairava Mudra: Helps calm the mind Balances both hemispheres of the brain Enhances concentration Helps you maintain your equilibrium Keeps away negative energy that would oppose you Heals the entire digestive system
Bhairava Mudra

Bhairava Mudra


  • Helps calm the mind

  • Balances both hemispheres of the brain

  • Enhances concentration

  • Helps you maintain your equilibrium

  • Keeps away negative energy that would oppose you

  • Heals the entire digestive system



Gyan Mudra: Improves sleep Gets rid of depression and apathy Purify the mind Increase wisdom and intelligence Helps fight addictions Helps with mental illness Brings happiness and joy Creates positive energy Brings peace and serenity Calms the soul and mind
Gyan Mudra

Gyan Mudra


  • Improves sleep

  • Gets rid of depression and apathy

  • Purify the mind

  • Increase wisdom and intelligence

  • Helps fight addictions

  • Helps with mental illness

  • Brings happiness and joy

  • Creates positive energy

  • Brings peace and serenity

  • Calms the soul and mind

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