List of mudras (yoga)

This is a list of Yoga mudras. In yoga, mudrās are used in conjunction with pranayama (yogic breathing exercises), generally while seated in Padmasana, Sukhasana or Vajrasana pose, to stimulate different parts of the body and mind, and to affect the flow of prana in the body.

Hasta (hand mudras)

Hasta mudras are conducive for meditation, and help in internalisation.
Name in Sanskrit Translation(s) in English Other Meanings Illustration
Anjali Mudra

Gesture of reverence

Dhyana Mudra

Psychic gesture of meditation
Vāyu Mudra Psychic gesture of air
Shunya Mudra
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