Mudras / Shankh-Mudra

The Shankh - mudra works throat problems and helps to stimulate the capacity of communication, both to speak and listen.

Shankh Mudra

It surrounds the left thumb with four long fingers of the right hand and supports the right thumb in the extended middle finger of left hand. Hands United in this position remember the shell of a snail. Hold hands at chest height.

Time to perform: So to often and as long as you want, either as cure, three times a day for 15 minutes.

While doing so, recited at the beginning several times the OM; then, listen for a few minutes the silence inside yourself.

This mudra is also practiced in the rituals of many Indian temples. There, in the mornings, the conch Horn is blown to announce the opening of the doors of the temple. The same is true for our inner Temple, where shines the divine light, and that also must be open.

The mudra shell eliminates any problem of throat and if practiced regularly, especially by reciting OM, up to improve the voice. It also acts to relax and helps pick up in silence.

In the case of throat discomfort, it is good to do gargles with infusions of Sage, adding a few drops of lemon juice and a little honey.

First let the mudra and the singing of the OM to provide you peace and meditation. View your hands as a marine snail and the finger that you keep subject as the Pearl inside. The left thumb symbolizes the higher self, with whom you lovingly join that provides you all the necessary aid and gives you confidence, sense of security and, ultimately, everything that you need.

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By • 15 May, 2013 • section: Practice