Uttarabodhi Mudra

Definition - What does Uttarabodhi Mudra mean?

Uttarabodhi mudra is a hand gesture of enlightment.

The hands interlock in front of the navel, leaving the index fingers and thumbs extended. The tips of the index fingers touch, pointing upward, and the tips of the thumbs touch as well, pointing downward.

This mudra should be practiced for 15 to 20 minutes, one to three times a day to get the best results, but can be performed any time and any place as it is needed.

Yogapedia explains Uttarabodhi Mudra

Practicing uttarabodhi mudra is a great way to calm the excited mind, or soothe the nerves before starting any seemingly overwhelming task.

It is believed that uttarabodhi mudra is great for improving self-confidence and realizing the inner Self. It removes fear and teaches one to not worry about anything but God.

Uttarabodhi mudra is also said to help inspiration, problem-solving and decision-making, as well as improve focus and concentration.

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