Mudras: Makara Mudra
Makara crocodile or mudra mudra activates the energy of the kidneys, which is related to the reserves untapped strength. It has a calming and centering effect which gives us feeling of security and confidence.
A hand rests on the other; the thumb of the hand located below, is placed between the ring and the little finger and rests in the center of the Palm of the hand located above. It binds the thumb and the tip of the annular of this hand.
It is advisable to practice it 3 to 4 times a day for a maximum of 10 minutes.
The crocodile can get underway, in a very short space of time, a tremendous accumulated force During his lengthy rest periods. Also the human being has a reservoir of forces that resets in rest periods.
This mudra active power of the kidneys, happiness-related book. In the majority of cases, feeling dejected, depressed and dissatisfied, or have dark circles, is not more than a symptom of that energy reserves have been reduced. Besides walks outdoors and massages in the ears, they are of great help the breathing exercises of yoga.
The technique also gives very good results of full yogic breath, that can be practiced standing, walking, sitting or cast: take a deep breath, swollen abdomen and chest and raise the shoulders, contain the breath for a few seconds and exhale slowly. At the end of the exhalation practice a slight contraction of the abdomen to be able to expel more air. Keep in mind that the pauses after the inhalation and exhalation should last a few seconds.
This mudra, apart from having very relaxing effects, helps to focus and gives a great sense of Security and trust.