Shankh Hasta Mudra (शंख हस्त मुद्रा) Learning For curing Throat, Tonsils & Speecg, Thyroid, Digestion, Short Height problems.

Performing Shankh Mudra regularly may heal many throat, thyroid, intestine and solar plus vishudh chakradhar related problems. It may also be proved helpful in lungs and speech realted issues. 

How To Perform Sankh Mudra:- 

First of all, encircle either of left or right thumb with the fingers of left or right hand and now place the left or right hand fingers on the back of right or left palm as per ones choice and easiness or do it one by one or let the females put left thumb on palms and males to put their right thumb on the palms surface.
Gradually touch any hands thumb with the extended middle finger of other hand along with index and ring finger and keeping little finger separate .
Join both the hands together so that they come in a shape of conch or shankh.
Keep the mudra gesture closer to chest level and let the eyes be closed for as long as this mudra is practiced.
Now, may also chant “OM” or hmmmmmm.. as this is believed that the sound produced by blowing the Sankh शंंख resembles with that of OM and listen to hear the word being echoed our within.

Following benifts of Sankh Mudra have been mentioned by FitSri:-

  • Shankha Mudra overcomes the fear of speaking in front of others as it stimulates Vishudha Chakra
  • Helps in growth and maturation. Thyroxine hormone secreted from the thyroid gland. Therefore, also responsible for the height increment.
  • Helps in vocals disorder such as stuttering and stammering. Moreover, also improve the functioning of the larynx (voice box).
  • Due to its action on Pitta Dosha, shankh mudra alleviates the itchy skin, red rashes problems.
  • Persons with loss of appetite can do this mudra. It brings the digestive system on the track that increases the appetite.
  • Practicing this mudra clarifies the voice and improve speech delivery, which further boosts the confidence.
  • Provide a rejuvenating effect on 72000 Nadis while chanting OM practicing this Mudra.
  • Overcome any type of throat infection like tonsillitis. Also helps in allergies concerned with the throat.
  • It provides a soothing and calming effect on the mind.
  • Practicing this mudra removes the negativity and fills the self and surrounding with harmony.

Shankh Mudra for Thyroid

For people with thyroid problems, shankh mudra is told to be most beneficial as it comprises chanting of the calming sound of OM. Chanting OM in this mudra or even listening to it in bedtime produces a vibration directly from vocal cords. This vibration stimulates the thyroid gland that secretes thyroxine and triiodothyronine hormones. In this way, the regular practice of Shankh mudra alleviates hypothyroidism and associated problems.

Shankh Mudra Side Effects

Vata and Kapha dosha person should do it this mudra moderately as overdoing of it can make a person anxious, excessive sleep and, feels migratory pain.

शंख मुद्रा के नियमित अभ्यास से हर प्रकार के वाणी सम्बंधित दोष जैसे की हकलाने – तुतलाने, गला बैठने, गले की जलन ऐंवम पित्त एलर्जी, शारीरिक बेचैनी और मानसिक उत्तेजना, आँतों मांसपेशियों व लकवा आदि रोगों व्याधियों को ठीक करने में सहायक सिद्ध होती

चूंकि इस मुद्रा का सम्बन्ध मणिपुर चक्र से भी होता है, अतः इस कारण से शंख मुद्रा का शरीर के स्नायुतंत्र पर भी अच्छा खासा प्रभाव पड़ता है। शंख मुद्रा का सम्बंध थ्रोट यानि विशुद्ध चक्र ऐंवम आकश तत्त्व से होने से यह आवाज की मधुरता और गुणवत्ता को बढ़ा – संगीत साधना से जुड़े साधकों की वाणी को नित निरन्तर और भी अधिक मधुर करने से भी अत्यंत उपयोगी साबित होती है। इसे नियमित रूप से करने पर स्नायुओं और पाचन संस्थान का कार्य सुचारु रूप से होने लगता बतलाया गया है व खुल कर भूख लगने लगती है जिसके कारण नर्वस सिस्टम और पाचन तंत्र मजबूत होता बताया गया है।

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