Śakti Mudra (Shak-tee) - Gesture of Feminine Power
Shakti Mudra, with its calming and empowering qualities, can be a beneficial tool in practices focused on fostering inner peace, enhancing creativity, and connecting with the feminine aspects of energy and strength.
- Sit in a comfortable position with a relaxed posture.
- Place the tips of the ring and little fingers together.
- Tuck the thumbs into the palm and fold the other two fingers (index and middle) over the thumbs, forming a fist-like gesture.
- Keep the gesture light, without applying too much pressure.
- Hold your hands in front of your lower abdomen or in your lap.
- Awaken the potential energy within.
- Cultivating a sense of support and foundational balance.
- Encourages the flow of creative and feminine energy.
When to Practice
- Before bedtime to promote a restful sleep.
- During meditation to enhance inner peace and creativity.
- In moments of stress or anxiety for calming the mind.
- Regularly for those seeking to connect with feminine energy.
Duration: 10-15 minutes
Best Time of Day: Evening
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A peculiar gesture, Shakti mudra is a powerful hand gesture to cultivate the power of the feminine energy within you. Rarely taught, this mudra is great for a personal meditation practice.
Working on integrating your feminine side? Wanting to be more in touch with your feminine nature?
Try Shakti mudra in your next meditation sitting.