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Information about Mudras

Someone know the figures or can give me some information on how to do these mudras: chakra Mudra chapa Mudra laDDuka Mudra Thank you.
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When exactly do we use different mudras?

I have come across different types of mudras which are basically used for channelizing energy within our body but my question is: Do we make use of all these mudras only during meditation or can we ...
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Mudras in Danda Pranam Namaskar

I've seen different hand and feet mudras in Staff Prostrations. This includes Sashtang Namaskar, and others with arms crossed (mimicking being bound) and feet crossed. Does each mudra have a specific ...
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Can someone explain this Mudra being done by Ramakrishna Paramhansa in Samadhi?

"Ramakrishna in bhava samadhi at the house of Keshab Chandra Sen. He is seen supported by his nephew Hriday and surrounded by brahmo devotees." Can any scholar here, identify this hand Mudra done ...
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Do individual persons have corresponding mudras according to body Constitution?

Kapha body means earth + water.. So is there corresponding mudra for that person ie thumb joined with ring and little finger? And what will be the effect.. Will dosha get balanced?
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Gayatri mantra mudras?

How to do Mudras before chanting Gayatri mantra? This Quora post gives mantra to unlock Gayatri mantra. This Facebook image describes 24 Mudras to be done next As well as instructions /mantras ...
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Scripture for Ashwini Mudra

In which scripture Ashwini mudra is mentioned? Ashwini mudra is a beginner yoga technique that involves contracting the anal sphincter in a rhythmic way in order to direct prana (life force energy) ...
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What is the significance of Apana Mudra?

What does Apana Mudra signify or how is it important? When in Bhava Samadhi, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was often found in the same Mudra.           ...
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Is there hasta khechari mudrA?

It is known that khechari mudra is related to higher yogic practice. But is there a hand mudra called khechari as well apart with the actual mudra?
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Hasta Mudra done with the left hand affects the right side of the body and vice versa- I need a scriptural proof for this statement

"Hasta Mudra done with the left hand affects the right side of the body and vice versa" The Yogaguru Swami Ramdev had said that once on TV while taking a Yoga class. Now, this is something that we ...
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I am looking for an accurate pictorial description of the so called Gokarna Mudra

From how to perform achamana as found in the Devi Bhagavata Purana: Firstly make the ordinary Âchaman three times, and, while inhaling, drink a little of the water of Âchaman, repeating “Om Kes’...
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Are mudras limited to hands?

What are Mudras ? How they help human maintain physical, mental and spiritual equilibrium and what are their type ? I know this might be huge, but I will only like to have a small brief about Mudras, ...