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Pashinee Mudra: 7 Advantages and How to Perform it? (VIDEO)


Pashinee Mudra is roughly translated in English as Noose Seal.

Manduki in Sanskrit is a combination of two words, “Pasha” is a noose, “Pashinee” which is referred to as bound by the noose and “mudra” is a seal.

Practitioner Level

This is an advanced level mudra which can be performed by a yoga practitioner who is been practicing yoga for quite a long time.

You need to be very careful while doing this mudra as it is the most powerful and vibrant subtle energy producer.

It needs a certain level of discipline in your postures which will come over a long period of dedicated practice.

Pashinee Mudra is said to be one of the complex yoga asanas in Hatha Yoga.

Pashinee Mudra Effects

Pashinee Mudra affects the spine and the back muscles.

It will stimulate all the spinal nerves and messages all the abdominal organs.

7 great benefits of Pashinee Mudra

  • Energizing the total nervous system in the human body.
  • It helps stretch the spine and the back muscles.
  • Pashinee Mudra stimulates all the spinal nerves in and around the spine.
  • It will stimulate all the 5 chakras from Mooladhara Chakra (Root Chakra) to Vishuddha Chakra (Throat Chakra).
  • The Psychological benefits of this mudra are to release from the unconscious animal conditioning that is being afraid of locked up or chained up.
  • Pashinee Mudra helps release the hidden sub-conscious fears.
  • This will help us live like a human rather than animal characteristics with the human body.

Preliminary Asanas for Pashinee Mudra

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

How to do Pashinee Mudra?

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

  • Lie down on your yoga mat with the back facing downward.
  • Do the Halasana first.
  • Bend both your legs at the knees and cross your feet behind your neck.
  • Let the ankles of both feet rest against your feet.
  • The body should be reclining on the mid-lower back while the locks are locked behind the head.
  • Bring your hands together and perform Namaksara Mudra at the chest.
  • Ensure you breathe deeply and slowly without a jerk.
  • Slowly breath in and stretch your arms forward (Agra Mudra).
  • Hold the pose for few seconds and then bring it back to the chest.
  • Exhale the breath.
  • This completes the cycle of Pashinee Mudra.
  • To release this mudra, slowly release the bound up legs be comfortably in Shavasana.
  • Repeat the process for 3 to 9 times.

Pashinee Mudra Video

Please do watch the below video for better clarity on applying the mudra.

Follow-up mudra for Pashinee Mudra

You can do any of the 34 mudras after Pashinee. 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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