Shakti Mudra in Seated Meditation Pose for Asivana Yoga Mudra Catalog by Jack Utermoehl

Shakti Mudra - Gesture of Feminine Power

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.

Shakti Mudra Asivana Yoga Mudra Catalog by Jack Utermoehl

Instructions

  1. Sit in a comfortable position with a relaxed posture.
  2. Place the tips of the ring and little fingers together.
  3. Tuck the thumbs into the palm and fold the other two fingers (index and middle) over the thumbs, forming a fist-like gesture.
  4. Keep the gesture light, without applying too much pressure.
  5. Hold your hands in front of your lower abdomen or in your lap.

Benefits

  • 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

Contraindications

None

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Shakti Mudra in Seated Meditation Pose for Asivana Yoga Mudra Catalog by Jack Utermoehl

Personal Insights

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.

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