Gyan mudra is powerful and the best mudra to increase concentration and focus. This Gyan mudra is practiced mainly while doing meditation. The yogis do this mudra to get concentration and focus on the Almighty and focus on their goal. It is an easy and simple mudra.
Gyan mudra can be practiced by children, and young adults [ who want to succeed in their career]. First will tell the benefits which will motivate us to do it. Then how to perform it. The best practicing time is early morning.
1)This mudra helps in concentration, awareness and foucs.
2. Removes the stress.
3. Protects from Alzheimer disease.
4. Improves the sleep [ get into deep sleep.] As the age increases sleep will be disturbed. Many old age people sleep with the help of sleeping medicines.
5. If done by young people, children above 5 years their alertness increases.
Duration: To do for 45 minutes will give the best result. Either you can split for 15 minutes in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Any habit to cultivate it should be done for 21 days. So have to do religiously for 21 days to get the result. This mudra can be performed anywhere and anytime.
How to do:
Bend the index finger and touch the tip of the thumb finger. Press slightly. The other 3 fingers should be kept straight. It is best to sit in padmasana or vajra asana. Observe your breath. Then gradually you have to breathe in and breathe out. [ Pranayama].
Note: Do not watch television and do this mudra. Sit in a calm and serene place for the best results.
cons: Any mudra after the desired result should not be practised. After 3 or 4 months sometimes the vayu element may get increased. So it is better to stop for sometime and resume the mudra after 2 or 3 months.