"Mudra refers to a hand gesture or body seal used in yoga and meditation. They most commonly refer to hand gestures but the term is also use for face, body locks, or postural gestures."

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Yoga mudras control the flow of prana in a network of energy pathways called Nadis. Rooted in Ayurveda, mudras are used to supplement pranayama and meditation. 

MUDRA | मुद्र

BASICS

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Chin Mudra:
Consciousness Seal

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Vishnu Mudra
The Gesture of Balance

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Prana Picks: Yoga Books

The 5 Types of
Yoga Mudras

KAYA MUDRA (काया)
Postural or Body Seals

MANA MUDRA (मन)
Head Gestures

ADHARA MUDRA (आधार)
Perineal Seal

HASTA MUDRA (हस्त)
Hand Gestures

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Prana

The 5 Prana Vayu Mudras 

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Udana

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Samana

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Vyana