Mudras: Linga-mudra

Lingam is the Sanskrit term for phallus. The Linga mudra is so called since it increases the body heat, focusing on the element of fire in the interior of the body.


The palms of the hands together and cross your fingers, leaving a thumb upright; it surrounds the thumb with the forefinger and thumb of the other hand.

Use it as you need it either three times a day for 15 minutes.

This position of fingers increases the resistance against coughs, colds and chest infections, and clear the mucus that is formed in the lungs. It is also very useful for people who have breathing difficulties when there is a change of time. It also increases body temperature and is particularly suitable for those who never raises them fever. Fever is very important, since many bacteria in the body are only exterminated if he submits them to a certain temperature.


  • It speeds up the metabolism and, therefore, helps in weight loss.
  • It improves digestion
  • It helps in the fight against cold and cough
  • It relieves the symptoms of bronchial infection
  • It strengthens the lungs
  • It reduces the production of phlegm
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By • 2 May, 2013 • section: Practice