Chin Mudra comes under the Adhyatimik mudras chapter(i.e spiritual mudra). Gyan Mudra and Chin Mudra looks exactly the same in hand posture and even has similar benefits.
So you must be thinking that what makes Chin Mudra different from Gyan Mudra
let us find out 👇
The difference between Gyan Mudra and Chin Mudra
Gyan Mudra Chin Mudra
- The palms are facing the sky. 1. The palms are facing the ground.
2. The index finger is touching the thumb. 2. The index finger is touching the thumb.
TIME DURATION OF CHIN MUDRA:
There is no limitation to Chin Mudra and it can be performed at any time and as many times on the will of the practitioner.
STEPS USED IN CHIN MUDRA:
1. First, select a place and use your yoga mat for sitting. (this 1 step is not mandatory*)
2. Relax your both hand open and wide while joining your index finger with the thumb.
3. And the other three fingers should go straight.
4. Now turn your hand facing directly towards the earth.
5. Now close your eyes and take a deep breath feeling empty inside.
6. Think as lots of energy from the universe is coming inside your body with inhaling and all negative energy is coming out while exhaling.
BENEFITS OF CHIN MUDRA:
- It activates 2 elements that are Fire(thumb) and Air(index finger).
- Chin Mudra is dhyana mudra(i.e meditative mudra) therefore it is helpful in controlling the mind.
- Chin Mudra affects lower body parts.
- It has all the benefits of Gyan Mudra.
You can also Read: Kubera Mudra
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