Pran Mudra


The word “Pran” means life. The practice of
Pran Mudra strengthens all the five pranas in our body.

It is useful to increase the pranic energy (vital force) and also enhance immunity and vitality.

The practice of Pran mudra increases Earth element, Water element, Kapha humor and also reduce fire element and Pitta humor.

 pran mudra benefits

Other names of Pran  mudra


1.Pran Mudra.

2.Kapha Karak Mudra.

3.Pitta-nashak Mudra.

4. Prana mudra

How to do Pran Mudra

Join the tips your little finger, ring finger and thumb finger to form Pran mudra. You have to do mudras with both the hands. Look at the picture.

The effects of Pran mudra

The ring finger represents the earth element, the little finger represents the water element, and the thumb finger represents the fire element. When you join the tips of the little finger and ring finger with thumb finger the element in that finger increases and the fire element reduced.
The practice of Pran mudra increases Prithvi element and Jal element. Both these element is the major part of Kapha humor. Kapha  Plays a vital role in vitality, strength, and immunity. Prana mudra decreases Pitta humor. Pitta has a direct impact on bodily temperature.

Benefits of Pran mudra

Prana mudra is useful to overcome the conditions given below;

  •  Chronic fatigue
  • General debility
  • Low endurance
  • Impaired immunity
  • Mental tension
  • Anger
  • Irritability
  • Jealousness
  • Pride
  • Impatience
  • The usual sense of time urgency 
  •  Forgetfulness.
  • Intolerance of heat
  • Stress, and noise
  • Ailments which get worse in summer
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (weight –loss despite having a good appetite)
  • Inflammatory disorders (diseases ending with ‘it is’) 
  • Sleeplessness; light disturbed sleep
  •  High blood pressure
  • Atherosclerosis(hardening and narrowing of arteries)
  •  Burning in the mouth, throat, stomach
  • Aphthous ulcers
  • Acidity
  • Ulcerative colitis, Loose
  •  Bloody stools
  • Dysentery
  • Scanty, burning urination
  • Excessive, foul-smelling perspiration
  • Excessive, painful menses
  •  Red-hot joints
  •  Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Instability of joints
  • Burning, red, dry eyes; cataract
  • Dry, red, hot, aging, skin; skin-rashes
  • Urticaria
  • Leprosy
  • Dry, sparse, gray hair,
  • Jaundice
  • Premature aging,
    disorders caused by a deficiency of earth and water elements within the body.

Duration for  Pran Mudra Practice

Thirty to Forty-five minutes of regular practice is enough to get a good result. You can practice it at any time or any position but in the morning hours is the best time and you may take breaks in between the forty-five minutes of practice.


It is better that If you practice Vata nashak mudra combined with this mudra.


If you are a Kapha excess person, the do this mudra in moderation only.

You can become a mudra expert within 6 hours with my personal live online course.

I think this mudra is helpful for you.Also, read my book “Complete Hand Mudras.” It will give you more information about mudras read more