If we speak in general, in magic, we usually use the energy of our mind, as well as candles, the undeniable power of Mother Nature, earth, fire, the power of the stars and a lot of other different ways. Additionally to these, quite usually we use the power of our own body too. The way in which you set your hands and body, the gestures that you make while performing something spiritual can have a great influence in the process.
Mudra is the magical gesture which is used for many symbolic and ritual purposes.
It comes from the ancient Hindu religion, and it is very well known as Yoga.
But, what we can actually achieve through these hand gestures? The answer is very simple, being a practitioner of these different gestures combined with special yogic breathing exercises which are better known as pranayama, you can connect with God, as well as with your inner magic power, the elements and a lot more. All you need to do is to be disciplined and do the exercises correctly, so soon all of your senses are going to sharper your muscles relaxed, and you will also have exceptional results.
One great thing about the Mudra is that it is done very easy by using your hands, meaning that you can do them everywhere, for instance, while you drive on the metro, or waiting, or being impatient or any other situation which you might feel stressed. Of course, if you want some better results, you ought to be calm, as well as meditate frequently.
As we already mentioned earlier in this article, there are a lot of different Mudra gestures, and all of them have a different goal and meaning like happiness, prosperity, good health, as well as a lot of others. Additionally, we will present you the three most common Mudras:
1. The Garuda Mudra (aka Eagle Mudra) the Awakening Mudra.
If you look at some pictures of this Mudra, you can easily notice that it looks like a bird. Well, this bird-like creature is called Lord Garuda, and it is the mount (vahana) of the Lord Vishnu. This is a symbol which is described as a strong man with red wings, and it is connected with the Solar Energies and with the sacred Phoenix, which is the magnificent creature of the Sun.
This Mudra is usually used for Awakening, and it is very powerful, especially as it can elevate the cosmic energy inside our body and aura, which is also known as prana.
The marvelous flow of energy almost instantly awakens our natural abilities, and it can also be used for a lot of other things. Some of them are:
The magic power of the Garuda Mudra:
- It increases prana and eliminates the exhaustion from our body;
- It awakens our powers – magical and physical;
- It heals our tired body – it boosts vitality, balances energy, as well as aura cleansing.
2. The Kubera Mudra: the Mudra of Manifestation.
This is also known as the Lord of Wealth and the protector of the North, and it is a demi divine yaksha which is very often described as chubby which symbolizes rich fulfilled, as well as prosperous life.
The Kubera Mudra is also known as the Mudra of the Wealth, and it connects us with the Astral Plane, as well as balances the Macrocosm with the Microcosm. The alchemists used to say ‘as above, so below.’
This Mudra is also mostly used to cause the materialization of magical work, which means that we are using it to achieve something that we want and it is often something materialistic. Because of this, Mudra also has a very valuable meaning to a lot of people.
The magic power of Kubera Mudra:
- It attracts wealth and money;
- It is a manifestation of our desires;
- It intensifies our wishes;
- It gives us plenty of confidence;
- It helps us to focus on our aims.
3. The Lotus Mudra: The Mudra of Light
The last Mudra but not least is the Lotus Mudra which is equally important as those from above, as it symbolizes light which rises from Chaos and Darkness. The lotus flower is very appreciated in a lot of ancient civilizations, as well as traditions which include India and Egypt, and it is very often used as a decoration in the exterior and interior of many holy temples and objects.
Because of that, this specific Mudra is used to help you rise from darkness, as well as conjunct with the Holy Light. The beautiful lotus flower blooms out of the swamp without any drop of mud, and it also symbolizes that we can rise from the darkness with just pure soul and we can once see the light.
The magic power of Lotus Mudra:
- It is aura cleansing;
- It eliminates negative energy, as well as bad mood;
- It connects us with the Divine source – the Holy Light;
- It blesses objects, as well as animals and people in that way raising our positive vibes.
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