Pushan (पुषाण) Mudra

Pushan Mudra 1 or Acceptance Mudra is concerned with the Manipur Chakra whereas Pushan Mudra 2 or Vital Essence Mudra is concerned with the Swadhisthan or Hara or Sacral Chakra.

Pushan Mudra is formed with the fingers of the right hand which creates a receptive position while those of the left hand take a form that represents elimination.

This mudra which is concerned with the Nourishment and Digestion & Other Issues is a hand gesture related to proper nourishment that can help balancing and better functioning of digestive system by invoking our internal digestive fires, which helps our body optimise the nourishment it receives from the foods we eat . This way – it improves digestive flow and help our body receive vital nutrients from our meals. It also does proper psycho-somatic detoxification and also improves our digestion, elimination, gallbladder, liver and stomach etc. It has a relaxing effect on the solar plexus (the stomach, liver, spleen and gall bladder) and helps regulate the autonomic nervous system. It has an excellent effect on nausea and indigestion. With every inhale and exhale, there is light and clarity in your mind and emotions.

This mudra expresses accepting and receiving with one hand and giving or letting go with the other hand. When practiced together it influences the energy currents that are responsible for absorbing and using food for fuel, as well as for eliminating food. In addition, Acceptance Variant – Pushan Mudra 1 – also eliminates the excess of water from the body as it generates heat in the body

Affirmation: I accept everything that is good for me and embrace it.  I release everything that no longer serves me.

How To: There are two variants –

Pushan Mudra Two Versions: First one with Vyan and second one with Pran Mudra in Right Hands, whereas Apan Mudra will be practiced with both the hands in both the variants.

Pushan Mudra Variant 1, also known as Acceptance Mudra is meant solving for Upper GI (Gasto Intestinal) &

Variant 2, also known as Vital Essence or Hara Mudra is meant for solving the Lower GI issues.

Variant One: With Vyan Mudra in Right Hand:

(1) Vyan Mudra in Right Hand by Touching Tips of Akash Element Middle Finger and Air Element Index Finger with Fire Element Thumb. Other fingers will stand erect.

(2) Apan Mudra in Left Hand by Touching Tips of Earth Element Ring Finger and Akash/Space Element Middle Finger with Fire Element Thumb.
Time: Do it any time & for any time duration like Gyan M and better with chanting ॐ रं नमः Beej Mantra.

Use : After Meals (For Proper Digestion):-

For activating the Solar Plexus or Manipura Chakra) – Meant for Upper GI
(Gastrointestinal Diseases) Track Issues Like: Reflux (Heart Burning) and Belching
(Gas Coming Through Mouth डकार).

It Improves digestion and do nourishment and Assimilation of digested food and Detoxifies the Body!
It can relieve nausea during motion sickness & good for curing Diabeties too!

Life Enrichment: Also Known as Acceptance Mudra, it helps us to accept our live situations & to overcome sadness or an unnecessary resistance to situations, this mudra can help to get into a mood of acceptance.

Life Balancing: It also helps learning to balance our life including balancing our income and expenditure, and by shaping our mind in a natural way to learn balancing all the activities in our life.

Helps in Preparing us To Accept & Live in Present And Also Helpful if Practiced before giving some kind of Presentation or facing Interview etc.

Students Friendly Mudra: Is Students Friendly as Students don’t feel like to get Sleep and do away the Laziness after taking Meals & Acceptance Mudra;

Pushan Mudra1- Digestion Mudra

  • Right hand thumb touches index and middle fingers, while the left hand thumb touches middle and ring fingers.
  • It activates the Solar Plexus or Manipura chakra. It’s one of the best Mudras, a special Mudra. Chant OM RUM Namaha.
  • Mantra and Mudra will activate all stomach organs including liver, gallblader, pancreas and intestines etc;
  • It is also called as Acceptance Mudra. Whatever happens in your life has to be accepted by you.
  • This will also work when you are in distress or whenever you feel sad, making you accept life as it is.
  • When you can’t accept the other person, be in this Mudra then you will be able to accept them.
  • OM Lalitam Lambodaram and or RUM BUM LUM DUM also can be chanted with this Mudra for better digestion and to get post meals comforts.

Why this Mudra is important? There are two rules in life:

  1. You get what you do not want.
  2. You do not get what you want.

We have to manage our life with whatever is happening, by accepting it. You may need the forgiveness exercise too. If anybody is giving problem to you, anybody is angry with you, or plotting against you, by being in this Mudra and doing forgiveness exercise, you will establish harmony immediately. You can repeat the exercise and the Mudra as many times as possible.

Variant Two: With Pran Mudra in Right Hand – Meant For lower-GI-tract issues like gas, bloating, or constipation

Balance of Swadhisthan Chakra: Doing Pushan Mudra with Jap Yoga by chanting ॐ वं नमः and focused on Orange colour, our Hara chakra get balanced.

Pushan Mudra Variant 2 is formed with making Pran Mudra in Right Hand & Apan Mudra in the Left Hand Meant For solving lower-GI-tract issues like gas, bloating, or constipation


Second Thought on Pushan Mudra 2:- Benefits of Pushan Mudra 2 or Vital Essence Mudra

Touch the tip of the left thumb with middle and ring fingers of left hand, and right thumb with ring and little fingers of right hand.
This Mudra increases the physical vitality. In addition, it activates, normalizes, balances and harmonizes the second Swadhisthan or Hara chakra or the Sex Centre, which is below the navel area. So it is also called as the Hara Mudra.
Garbage accumulated in this life is stored in the Hara Chakra
All garbage what all we have learnt from our life – desires in particular, lessons learnt from our parents, and our opinions about relationships are formed in the Hara chakra.
Do we have meaning in the actions that we undertake? We just talk with people aimlessly. How to create a worthy life? This chakra is full of desires. Contentment is the message of the chakra. Only when we release garbage and bring in contentment, then the other chakras are activated. Release all unwanted thoughts, feelings and desires. Then we will grow up.
We meditate and chant various Slokas, though in our back of the mind, we keep thinking about servant who hasn’t appeared yet, that the milkman hasn’t delivered the milk yet and so on and thus lacking in self-discipline.
Other benefits of doing the Vital Essence Mudra
The self-discipline is gained though this Mudra. All desires, garbage and unwanted energy are removed by this Mudra. We live with an attitude of gratitude.

Third Thought on PUSHAN  MUDRA

(Dedicated to the sun god, Pushan, also the god of nourishment)

VERSION  1 :

Right hand: The tips of the  thumb, index finger, and middle finger are on top of each other; the other fingers are extended.
Left hand: The tips of the thumb, middle finger, and ring finger are on top of each other; the other fingers are extended.
This mudra symbolizes accepting and receiving with the gesture of one  hand and letting things flow, giving, and letting go with the gesture of the other. Both should be coordinated with each other in digestion.  It influences the energy currents that are responsible for absorbing and utilizing food, as well as helping with elimination. It intensifies breathing and therefore the absorp• tion of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide in the lungs. 

It has a relaxing effect on the solar plexus (the area of the stomach, liver, spleen, and gall bladder), regulates energies in the autonomic nervous system, mobilizes energies of elimination, and detoxifies. It has  an  excellent effect  on  general or acute nausea, seasickness, flatulence, and that sensation  of fullness one feels  after meals.

Verson 2:-

Right Hand:- Touch the tip of Thum with Little finger and put Ring finger on the top of nail of Little finger.

Left hand: Same as Version 1.

Connecting the energies of the thumb, ring finger, and little finger activates the   lower digestive  process and the
elimination process. This mudra can be called the general energy pump. It stimulates the functions of the brain, a fact that has also been proved sci• entifically. The finger position of the right hand activates energy  in  the pelvic floor, like a smoldering fire that has been stoked. With the finger position of the left hand, the kindled energy is directed upward.  Every organ, the general mood, and thinking (concentration, memory, logic, enthusiasm, etc.) are positively influenced as a   result.

These two mudras can be used as immediate help or practiced four times a day for 5 minutes in the case of chronic   complaints.

Another Thought on Pushan Hasta Mudra:-

Pushan – means Sun and Earth – one who nourishes is a hasta  mudra, which is concerned with the second Swadhisthan chakra, whose regular practice helps in keeping our digestive system balanced and fully functional to provide nourishment by evoking internal digestive fires to provide optimum nourishment received from the food that we eat by pulling toxins, improving digestion and elimination and also improving gallbladder, liver and all other stomach organ functions!If we perform this mudra in the following easy way to improve digestive flow and help your body receive vital nutrients from the foods you eat by doing meditation, sitting in Vajrasan, reciting or chanting ॐ वं नमः or ॐ हौं वं जूँ सः –  and keep focusing on the color orange of Swadhisthan chakra for strengthening the effectiveness of this mudra.

One Other Method of forming Pushan Hasta Mudra: एक अन्य विधि से पुषाण मुद्रा निर्माण:-

Version1:- दाहिने हाथ की तर्जनी उंगली के नाखुन पर मध्यमा उंगली रखें व Version 2:- दाहिने हाथ की कनिष्ठिका उंगली के नाखुन पर अनामिका(रिंग) उंगली रखें व

दोनों ही versions में बाएं हाथ की मध्यमा अंगुली के नाखुन पर रिंग फिंगर रखें।

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