The practice of Aakash mudra helps you to reunite with the collective consciousness. This mudra can also be called as mudra for enlightenment.
How to do Aakash mudra
This mudra is very easy to do. Just join the tip of the middle finger to the tip of the thumb finger.
Here is the youtube video how to do Aakash mudra and its health benefits.
The impact of this mudra on health
This increases space in the body. Which gives various benefits to health and spiritual enlightenment. The practice of this mudra enables the person(atman) to reunite with the collective consciousness(Paramaatmaa or God). All negative emotions are easily removed and positive feelings and thoughts enhanced.
The increase as mentioned above in internal space is affected by the elimination of metabolic wastes from the body.
Aakash-vardhak mudra detoxified the body. The increased internal space enables the rest of the four bodily elements: earthVayu(air), Agni(fire), Jal(water) and PritEarth) to increase, affording them a room to act. Thus, this mudra is effective when combined with mudras that increase the other four elements.
Mudra for salvation
In general, Aakash mudra is an excellent mudra that stimulates noble thoughts .It helps the practitioner to take rapid strides along the path to moksha(salvation).
It also helps a person who wishes to scale great heights in the art of meditation.
The element Aakash is also a component of bodily humor Vata. Therefore, Aakash-vardhak mudra reinforces the Vata humor of the body. It should be done in moderation by people of Vata constitution.
It increases the Aakash element in the body. The space in the body is also, a part of space (Aakash or cosmos). The practice of this mudra allows the individual (aatmaa), to unite with the collective consciousness (God). All negative emotions such as fear, anger, sadness, etc are replaced by positive emotions and thoughts.
The aforementioned increase of the interior is affected by the elimination of metabolic waste from the body. Therefore Aakash Mudra is a detoxifying Mudra. The enlarged interior allows the other four state elements Vayu, Agni, Jal and Prithvi, to expand and to give them freedom of action.
Works wonderfully in combinations
Therefore Aakash Mudra can be advantageously combined with Mudras that increase the other four elements. Generally, Aakash mudra is an excellent mudra that excites noble thoughts and helps the practitioner to move quickly forward on the path of salvation. It also helps a person want to reach great heights in the art of meditation.
The Aakash element is also part of Vata body humor. Therefore Aakash mudra increases Vata humor of the body. If you are a Vata constitution then do it in moderation only.
Benefits of Aakash mudra practice
- Develop noble thoughts.
- develop intuition and extrasensory powers.
- Detoxify the body by the elimination of metabolic wastes.
- Helps to overcome a feeling of fullness/heaviness in the body or body parts.
- To overcome discomfort caused by over-eating.
- To relieve congestion (and pain) in the head (due to a migraine or sinusitis).
- Ear infection
- Chest pain
- High blood pressure
- Irregular heartbeats, angina pectoris, etc.
Daily practice of 30 minutes is enough to get good results.You can perform it at any time or any posture, but early hours of the morning and in meditation will give best and quick results.
If you are a Vata dosha person, you have to perform it moderately only.