Shambhavi Mahamudra

Shambhavi Mahamudra Kriya is a yoga kriya that includes both deep breathing and meditation techniques. Studies have indicated that the Shambhavi Mahamudra Kriya may represent a natural remedy for stress reduction. the pranayama in this can be effective for treating mood disorders and stress.

Shambhavi Mudra is a powerful pose that is used to activate the parasympathetic nervous system – which is our third eye.

It is a yogic action or intrinsic technique that yogic breathing induces relaxation reactions and opens our third eye, opening the doors to our deeper consciousness. This mudra governs the five Karmandriyas, the five Gyanendra and the four mental agencies — manas (thought), buddhi (intellect), Chittam (consciousness) and ego (ego).

There is one saying in tantra that mastering this mudra one can get Salvation.

How To Do Shambhavi Mahamudra?

The posture of Shambhu (Shiva), to follow it, follow the steps given further –

  • Sit in a comfortable asana like Padmasana, SiddhasanaSukhasana or Swastikasana by laying postures on the earth in a calm environment.
  • Then make both hands in Gyan Mudra or Chin Mudra and put the hand’s claws on the knees.
  • Straighten the spine and focus on your eyebrows by raising the head slightly. So that you will feel the sensation between your two eyebrows. Do not try to pay attention vigorously to maintain this smooth vibration.
  • Now your focus should be on eyebrows and breathing.
  • To do this, move both of your eyebrows up. And see where both your eyebrows start.
  • During this time the eyes will be half-open and half-closed. There will be attention to the breaths.
  • In this case, keep your eyes for as long as you can, but do not focus on looking at anything.
  • After doing this, first, the darkness is seen and then gradually the vision of divine light also begins to appear.
  • Initially, while doing this, your eyes will get tired and hurt in a while.
  • When this happens, relax for a while, then bring your eyes back to normal.
  • While doing this pose keep your breath normal.

Benefits of Shambhavi Mudra (The Eyebrow Center Gazing)

When this Shambhavi Mudra is done, both the eyes climb up in the brain and the divine light starts appearing. Let us know about some of the benefits of this: –

Initially, the practice of this mudra seems painful, draws eyes, sorrows and starts dripping water from them, but with endurance, courage, and enthusiasm, the vision lasts for a long time and eradicates all problems.

By practicing Shambhavi mudra, your mental capacity increases. In fact, it creates tremendous synergy in your brain, due to which mental capacity increases.

Get rid of the problem of sleep. The quality of sleep also improves and the person sleeps soundly.

This awakens the command cycle or Ajna chakra.

Regular practice of this mudra activates delta waves in the brain, which makes the mind completely calm. Memory also increases, so students must do it.

This mudra strengthens the muscles of the eyes as well as relieves eye diseases.

A Word Of Cautions

Without a specialist, it may damage your eyes or may not be useful.

Initially, while doing this, your eyes will get tired and hurt in a while.


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