To perform manduki mudra, assume vajrasana, in which one sits on the space between the heels. Space out the knees and feet, sitting on the floor between the feet with the perineum touching the floor. Keep the spine erect, eyes closed and the hands on the knees. With the mouth closed, move the tongue around the palate. Swallow the secretion, which in advanced stages will be the nectar yogis experience. If unable to place the buttocks on the floor, one may sit on a cushion. Alternatively, one may sit in bhadrasana.
Several benefits of manduki mudra include promoting youthfulness, rejuvenating the body and promoting overall health.
Manduki mudra activates muladhara chakra, which is associated with positive perception, vigor, vitality and development of one's personality.
Several mental health benefits of manduki mudra include calming of the mind, promoting awareness and preparing the mind for meditation.