Varun mudra is effective to increase water element in the body. Due to its impact on a Jal element in the body, it is also called as a jal-vardhak mudra. Water is the major component in Kapha and Pitta Dosha.The practice of this mudra helps to increase Kapha and Pitta Dosha within the body.
How to do Varun mudra
It is very easy to do this mudra, Just placing the tip of the little finger on the tip of the thumb and applying the little pressure.
Impact of Jal-vardhak mudra practice on health
It helps to increase the water element in the body. Our body has 75 per cent of water.Water plays major role in every activity of our health system.water is present in protoplasm of cells,extracellular fluid,lymph,blood,tears,saliva,mucus,digestive juices,enzymes,hormones,semen,cerebrospinal fluid,etc.
Any slight decrease in the percentage of water would result in many disturbances like dehydration. Practising Varun mudra helps to increase water element in the body and restore the balance in the system.
The element of water has a significant role in taste and tongue. Jal-vardhak mudra is useful to treat the disorders related to the tongue, taste, senses, dryness of the mouth.
Jal is the main part of Pitta and Kapha Prakriti. If you are a Pitta or Kapha Prakriti person then you should practice this mudra moderately, this mudra increases Pita and Kapha Dosha. If you are a Vata dosha person then practising this mudra regularly will be hugely beneficial to prevent illness.
Effects of Varun mudra Practice
Jal-vardhak mudra increases the water element within the body.
Almost seventy per cent of the body is water. Therefore, water is the most abundant element in the body, because in the protoplasm of cells, extracellular fluid, lymph, blood, tears, saliva, mucus, digestive juices, enzymes, hormones, sperm, cerebrospinal fluid, etc.
Any deficiency of water in the body would cause dehydration of the body. The use of Varun Mudra increases the water content of the body by acting appropriately on the metabolism of water. In this way, the cells, tissues, muscles, skin, cartilage, etc. can rehydrate.
The water element is also associated with tongue and taste. Therefore, this mudra can be used to overcome disorders such as loss of taste and dry mouth. etc.
Water is also part of two Doshas of the body; Pitta and Kapha. The practice of Varun Mudra improves these Doshas. People with a pronounced Pitta + Kapha constitution should perform this mudra in moderation. On the other hand, people with a Vata constitution can get huge benefits from the practice of this mudra.
Varun mudra benefits
Varun Mudra is useful in the treatment of;
- Dryness of eyes and mouth, throat, and intestines.
- Indigestion constipation.
- Dryness of skin and moister skin in the winter.
- Degeneration of joint cartilage osteoarthritis
- Dry eczema
- Deficiency of hormones
- Scanty urination
- Scanty menses.
- Loss of taste
- Tongues disorders.
All the diseases caused due to an excess of Vata dosha can be healed by practising Varun mudra.
30 minutes of regular practice is enough to get the benefits of Varun mudra. You can do this mudra at any time or in any place, but early hours of the morning or in meditation is preferable.
If you are a Pitta or Kapha Prakriti person, then practice this mudra in moderate only.