Pitta Karak - Kapha Nashak Mudra

Published Date: 9/11/2021 8:25:12 AM

How to perform :

  1. Place the Ring finger and the Small finger on the base of the Thumb and press them with the Thumb.
  2. The other fingers are kept straight and relaxed.
  3. Place the palms, face-up, on your knees or thighs.
  4. Keep your spine and head straight, shoulders relaxed.
  5. Perform the mudra with both hands.

Benefits of Pitta Karak Kapha Nashak mudra :

  1. This mudra increases the Pitta dosha in the body.
  2. It also reduces the Kapha dosha at the same time. Thus it is called the Kapha nashak mudra.
  3. Water Element in the body is decreased and Heat is increased.
  4. Pitta is concerned with bodily heat (digestion/metabolism) and the circulatory system. These are stimulated and reinforced by this mudra.
  5. An excellent mudra for persons with aggravated Kapha dosha or a deficient Pitta dosha. They can regularly perform this mudra for preventing illness.
  6. It is helpful during running nose and watering eyes.
  7. Throat pain can be cured very quickly with this mudra.
  8. Problems of phlegm in the lungs and throat
  9. Helps in curing Kidney related disorders.
  10. This mudra can also be used for the following disorders :
  • Lack of enthusiasm and initiative.
  • Slow in perception and activities.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • All problems get worse in winters (intolerance to cold).
  • Coldness of skin, hands, feet.
  • Oily, greasy skin or hair.
  • Absent or scanty perspiration.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Indigestion or slow digestion.
  • Thirst-lessness.
  • Obesity, tendency to gain weight easily.
  • Underactive Thyroid (Hypothyroid)
  • Scanty periods
  • Excessive mucus in the respiratory tract or digestive tract causing colds, wet cough, sticky stools, etc.
  • Eye ailments like watery eyes, stickiness, etc.
Precautions : 
  • Perform sparingly or not at all if having an aggravated "Pitta" dosha.
  • Stop performing the mudra once the ailment is cured.

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