Bringing Air & Space elements together with Fire Element in vyana mudra brings therapeutic benefits, especially for the blood circulation and blood pressure. We know well that due to improper lifestyle this type of vata gets vitiated and thus the functioning is hampered. By the practice of this mudra the vyana-vata can be normalised. In particular, if there is a sudden increase in blood pressure, vyana mudra is recommended as a treatment to reduce this.
Vyana is the name of one of the vayus, or pranic “winds” in Ayurvedic anatomy, that moves from the Heart-Center of the body to every area of the body. As such, vyana vayu and its mudra are related to blood circulation so as to stimulate the vyana vayu which is responsible for all types of movements and the proper circulation of lymph and blood throughout the body. It is thus responsible for distributing oxygen and nutrition to all the cells in the body through the circulatory system. Disturbances in Vyana Vayu can cause blood pressure problems.
Vyana Vayu Mudra is aimed at improving and to regulate the blood circulation. High as well as low blood pressure can be balanced using this mudra.
It removes drowsiness and excessive sleep. Vyana Vayu Mudra can give better control of response to temperature. Those who cannot tolerate excessive heat can benefit from this mudra. It gives control over excessive thirst, sweating and urination. Vyana Vayu mudra can be used to control diarrhoea.
Other Benefits: It reduces the body pain developed due to the vitiation of vata dosha and it also improves the strength and activities of all the nadis. This regulates high or low blood pressure. Increases enthusiasm, initiative and speed of thought, Reduces drowsiness, Improves excessiveness of – sweating, thirst and urination. It removes fatigue, laziness, dizziness. General debility developed due to less sleep can be overcome by the practice of this mudra. Mental stability can be achieved by this practice. It provide zeal, freshness to the mind, liveliness to the body. Functioning of heart can be improved. It gives good control over excessive sweating, micturition and thirst. Lack of initiation, slowness of thoughts and perception can be corrected by the practice of this mudra. By the regular practice of this mudra one can develop self-esteem. Vyan mudra give control over temperature, it can be helpful for those who cannot withstand heat.
Note: After the practice of this mudra one has to practice prana mudra for 20 minutes which improves the benefits.
Relationship with स्वाधिस्ठानचक्र Sacral Chakra:- Vyana mudra is also connected with the swadisthana chakra, or the sacral chakra, which is associated with pleasure and creativity.
How To Form Vyana Mudra?
Touch the Tips of Index and Middle Fingers with the Tips of Thumbs of Both the Hands.
Time Duration:- 20+ Minutes – Two Times a Day, although for ‘BP“, this should be practiced several times per day and should be followed by practicing Prana Mudra for 20 Minutes!