How to do Jal-shaamak mudra
It is very easy to do this mudra, just placing the tip of the little finger on the base of thumb finger and applying little pressure is enough to form the Jal-shamak mudra.
The impact of Jal-shamak mudra on health:
This mudra decreases Jal element within the body.Water is the main component of Kapha and Pitta, the practice of Jal-shamak mudra reduces the effects of these doshas.
Jal-shamak mudra reduces the water element of the body by suitably affecting water metabolism. It can, therefore, be used to overcome water-logging with the body.
Water is also a component of the two bodily humors: Pitta and Kapha. The practice of Jal-shamak mudra brings about a reduction of these humors. People with a pronounced Pitta+Kapha constitution can immensely benefit from the practice of this mudra. Such people can regularly practice this mudra even to prevent illness.
Jal-shamak mudra benefits
Jal-shamak mudra is useful to heal the following conditions.
- Watery eyes.
- Running nose.
- Pleural effusion,
- Excess of hormones.
- Excessive effusion of joint.
- Excessive menses(menorrhagia)
- Cold and clammy body, hands or feet.
All the diseases cause due to deficiency of Vata.
Duration for Jal-shamak Mudra Practice
30 minutes of regular practice is enough to get the best results; you can do this mudrā any time or in any position. The practice of this mudrā in morning hours or meditation will give quick and best results.
If you are a Kapha deficient person, then do this mudra in moderation only.