Prithvi Mudra

The element prithvi (earth) is a vital component of bodily tissues like bones, cartilage, skin, hair, nails, muscles and internal organs. This element builds and invigorates the tissues and increases vitality, strength and endurance. This element is associated with smell and hence it helps to overcome nasal disorders. Prithvi also reduces fire, so an overactive agni can be pacified.


Prithvi mudra

Formation and effect: Join the tip of the ring finger with the tip of the thumb. Since the elements fire and earth have qualities opposed to each other, Prithvi mudra helps to cool the body and reduces the fire and helps overcome disorders of fever and inflammation.


Chronic fatigue, general debility can be overcome

It strengthens the body and provides stamina

Helps to expedite the union of bones in case of a fracture

Degeneration of articular cartilage is treated

Dry, cracks, burning of skin are pacified

Cures skin rashes and skin allergy

Cuts and wounds are cured

Hair loss and premature greying of hair can be treated with the practice of this mudra

Burning sensation in eyes, stomach, urine, anus, hands or feet are cured

Fever and jaundice are cured

Complexion of the skin radiates with health

This mudra provides A,B,C,D,E,K vitamins

This mudra makes one feel happy and contended

This mudra can aid and shape eyes, nose, lips.

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