Two mudras to help you lose weight
It is said that every Hindu deity -the elements of the Earth represents a mudra by symbolism, creating an effect on the human body health and wellness.
Buddhist and Hindu origins, mudras are part of the practice of yoga as a way of affirming the intentions of the practitioners. It is said that every Hindu deity -the elements of the Earth represents a mudra by symbolism, creating an effect on the human body health and wellness. This means that each finger represents a deity or one of the elements of the earth:
Thumb – Fire, Index finger – Air, Middle finger – Aakash
Ring finger – Earth, Pinky – Water
By joining the fingers in certain positions ideal for the mind and body balance, which invokes a divine power in the spiritual aspect is created. It is therefore important to remember that there are different types of mudras, with different effects and benefits, such as some help regulate mood and others like you share then control appetite, change your metabolism and regulate weight:
Surya Mudra. This mudra helps control obesity, mainly through appetite and metabolism acceleration. In this mudra, symbolizing finger ring finger-the earth stimulates the -pulgar- symbolizing fire.
Prithvi Mudra. This, on the other hand, helps reduce cholesterol in the body while facilitating weight loss. In this mudra the same fingers that symbolize the earth and fire are stimulated, just in different position.