It is roughly translated in English as Knowledge Gesture.
Gyana Mudra in Sanskrit is a combination of two words, “Gyana” which is referred to as Knowledge and “mudra” is a seal.
It is also called as Chin Mudra.
This is a basic level mudra which can be performed by anyone at any time.
Mudras are not to be considered lightly, even though they might look very simple to do.
You can easily feel the subtle energy flow by performing the Mudras after perfecting the Yoga Asanas and Pranayamas for about 6-9 months.
Yoga Mudras are really helpful with the practice of meditational sessions and going deeper into the states of your consciousness.
Gyana Mudra Effects
Gyana Mudra can be performed to clear off your subconscious impressions and increase the efficiency of your consciousness which bestows upon the pure knowledge of the truth.
14 great benefits of Gyana Mudra
Gyana Mudra has a lot of benefits. Some of them are mentioned below.
Preliminary Asanas for Gyana Mudra
You can be in any of the comfortable sitting asana or postures such as Siddhasaana (Siddha Yoni Asana for Women) or Vajrasana or Padmasana.
In the worst case, you can sit crosslegged.
Even if that is not possible for you, you can sit on a chair with crossing feet.
Do checkout more on yogasanas.
How to do Gyana Mudra?
Here is a step by step procedure on how to do Gyana Mudra.
Gyana Mudra Video
Please do watch the below video for better clarity on applying the mudra.