One of my favorite mudras, and chakras to continously learn about!
Keeping it going as we move up through the chakras, indigo would be for our sixth chakra however, not easy to read with this background. We have been discussing the Mudras and the Chakras, starting with the first chakra and making our way up, today we move on to the mudra for our third eye.
This mudra is recommended to be practiced however you prefer. Whether you are standing, sitting, supine, and for however long you feel. As holding mudras may be uncomfortable at first after a short period of time, you may choose to hold longer with progression.
This mudra is paired with our third eye, our intuition. Where access to heightened awareness and wisdom lie. This mudra for our sixth chakra is believed to enhance our knowledge. Practicing this mudra is believed to sharpen our memory and overall brain and concentration.
Practicing with your arms/hands set to receive. It can be paired with its bija, the most well-known, Om. Saying out loud or within the quiet of your mind. This particular bija has a great vibration when practiced out loud, which you may have noticed within a group meditation experience. Focusing on the bija for this chakra and what correlates directly to this chakra can aid in getting your body and mind right on track. The Third Eye Chakra – Chakra Six is a good reference to go back on if you need a refresher. This chakra moves beyond the physical, to me, making it so interesting and of course complex.
You can practice all the mudras during one practice, moving from the first through to the last or individually. Once you are feeling comfortable with the mudras, they are also great to pair with the poses with which correlate to each chakra.
If you need further assistance achieving a mudra, please let me know. If you have been practicing the mudras and would like to share you experience, we would love to hear it!