Kalesvara Mudra

Kaleshwar Mudra is such a hand mudra, which gives us mental peace and relaxation. You can practice this hand mudra at any time of the day. If you do this mudra for 15 to 20 minutes daily for a few weeks then you will feel a good change in yourself.

Kaleshwar Mudra is dedicated to Lord Kaleshwar (synonym of Shiva) who is the “Lord” or “God” of Kaal or “time”. That is one who reigns over time and is known as the Lord of Time.

Especially this mudra awakens a positive attitude by changing the wrong habits within you. This is a hand gesture. It is quite capable in itself to fill the circulation of energy by reducing the stress level of your body. When you do Kaleshwar Mudra, thinking about bad habits starts changing, thoughts get new, and the mind gets peace. Kaleshwar Mudra affects the mind and thought through special waves.

Kaleshwar Mudra controls emotions, enhances memory, increases concentration, relieves and controls addiction. It helps in getting rid of character defects and strengthens the character, creates harmony, optimism, equanimity, one feels immense joy and cheerfulness.

Along with asanas, hand postures also play a big role in yoga. Many problems can be overcome by the regular practice of Kaleshwar Hasta Mudra. From the five fingers of the hand, the five elements fire, air, sky, earth, and water are perceived and from here the whole body is governed.

How to Do Kaleshwar Mudra

  • First of all, you should spread a mat or yoga mat on the ground.
  • Make sure that your spine is straight.
  • Bring both hands in front of the chest and keep the elbows open.
  • The middle finger of both hands should touch each other.
  • The first two pairs of forefingers, ring finger, and little finger should touch each other and should be facing inwards
  • The thumb tips of both the hands should touch and they should point towards the chest.
  • Maintain this posture position in front of the chest.
  • Keep your eyes closed and breathe normally.
  • Keep your mind focused on your breathing rate and posture.
  • While doing the mudra, you need to take a deep and regular breath.
  • You can chant mantras while listening to soothing music while doing this mudra. You can also chant Om.
  • While doing this mudra, inhale and exhale about 20 to 30 times.
  • You will feel a sudden vibration in your body, after reaching a position your body will start feeling light.
  • While doing this, you need to be focused and do this asana. Only after that, you can feel the energy in your body.
  • Stay in this state for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
  • After the prescribed time of practice, slowly open your eyes.
  • Separate your hands and bring them back to your thighs or knees.
  • It can be done on an empty stomach or after a meal. But for better results, it should be practiced on an empty stomach.

Benefits of Kaleshwar Mudra

Getting Rid of Bad Addictions

Especially by regular practice of Kaleshwar Mudra, you can get rid of addiction without any struggle and without much effort. Which helps you to get rid of all kinds of harmful habits. The practice of this mudra gradually shifts your attention away from the intoxicant side and has a curative effect on psychological disorders.

Improves Memory Power

By practicing Kaleshwar Mudra daily, memory and memory power also increase. Along with increasing the capacity of your brain, this mudra also increases the efficiency of the nervous system. Hence it enhances brain capacity and improves memory retention.

Stimulates the Ajna Chakra

Kaleshwar Mudra also helps in keeping the Ajna chakra active by controlling the flow of prana in the energy channels. Due to which energy comes in the nadis present in the body. With this yoga posture, the Ajna chakra present in your body becomes active and smooth. It is believed that becoming aware of the Ajna Chakra (third eye) in the body, enhances the innate abilities within the body.

Calms The Mind

This special posture of yoga can remove stress, anxiety, etc. This mudra prevents all the wrong thoughts from going on in your mind. Not only this, it helps in calming your mind and brings positivity in the body.


Kaleshwar Mudra, especially done with hands, awakens a positive spirit by changing the wrong habits within you. It is quite capable in itself to fill the circulation of energy by reducing the stress level of your body.


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