Anjali Mudra - SoulPrajna

Anjali Mudra is roughly translated in English as Prayer symbol.

Anjali Mudra in Sanskrit is a combination of two words, Anjali which is referred to as “honor” or “benediction” whereas mudra is a “seal”.

The true purpose of applying this mudra is to show respect to the soul from the one who is applying to the one whom it is showing it to.

It’s physical body level focus is to form a circuit while sitting in a posture to create an easy blood flow throughout the whole body.

Practitioner Level

This is a basic level mudra which can be performed by anyone.

You can use the yogasana mat suggested below and the yoga dress for your convenience and sit in a comfortable posture and then you can start applying the mudras.

Anjali Mudra Effects

It helps in the easy flow of blood throughout your physical body. It will also help in easy energy flow throughout your energy body.

7 benefits of Anjali Mudra

  • Anjali Mudra Help opens up your heart chakra.
  • It will help reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Anjali Mudra calms down the mind.
  • Help boost your mental and physical health.
  • Increasing the Focus level for meditation.
  • Relieves stress and anxiety.
  • Balances the two brain parts.

Preliminary Asanas for Anjali Mudra

You can be in any of the comfortable sitting asana or postures such as Padmasana, Siddhasana, Vajrasana, or Sukhasana.

How to do Anjali Mudra?

Here is a step by step procedure on how to do Anjali Mudra.

  • Sit in a comfortable posture. Bring the hands together at the palms with fingers reaching upwards.
  • Both the hands are pressing each other firmly and evenly.
  • Ensure you place the hands at the heart level.
  • Hold the position for 2-5 minutes to feel the energy flow.

Anjali Mudra Video

Follow-up mudra for Anjali Mudra:

You can do any of the 34 mudras after Manduki. Do check out them for more information on list of all Mudra types.

Note of Caution

Please check the note of caution section before you begin your spiritual practices.


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