Ushas Mudra

Usha Mudra is a basic Hasta Yoga pose that has its roots very deep in Indian mythology. Usha Mudra is believed to be designed to energize the body and spark creativity. Practicing this mudra helps in centering the chakras.

The name is derived from Sanskrit Usha, meaning “morning” and “mudra” meaning “seal or gesture” and the English name, “the break-of-day mudra”. This mudra is mostly practiced during meditation or experiencing mental inactivity, lethargy, and lethargy, then this mudra helps to overcome these issues and can make you energized instantly.

In this mudra, the fingers of the hands are intertwined, men have to keep the right thumb and women have to keep the left thumb up.

The mythology behind Ushas mudra

The Vedic goddess Usha, who gives life to living beings, makes them breathe well, and gives sound to body and mind, is considered the goddess of dawn.

The morning sunlight is called Usha. In a special sense, any kind of brightness or light is called Usha. Sometimes this word is also used in the specific sense of moonlight. Usha is depicted in the Rig Veda as an extremely powerful goddess.

Just as Goddess Usha is regarded as a powerful goddess, Usha mudra awakens the Swadhisthana Chakra and creates new energy and joy within us. By its practice, one feels energized, blissful, and refreshed.

How to Do Ushas mudra

  • You have to keep your spine straight.
  • Raise both hands in front of the chest. Interlock the fingers of both the hands.
  • Keep the direction of the palms upwards and keep the thumb of the right hand on the thumb of the left hand and press lightly.
  • While making this mudra, women place the thumb of their right hand between the thumb and forefinger of the left hand and press lightly.
  • Maintain this posture near the chest.
  • Chant OM or “Om Ushase Namaha” aloud again and again.
  • While doing this exercise, you need to do this mudra with concentration. Only after that you can feel the energy in your body.
  • You have to do this for 15 minutes.
  • After the prescribed time of practice, slowly open your eyes.
  • Separate your hands and bring them back to your thighs or knees.
  • Relax and breathe freely.

Benefits of Ushas mudra

  • This gesture usually balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain and promotes awareness.
  • Helps to bring clarity to the mind and calm the mind.
  • This gesture is beneficial for maintaining a healthy menstrual cycle.
  • Usha Mudra eliminates lethargy, provides energy to lead the day.
  • It promotes awareness in your boring sexually depraved life.
  • Usha Mudra improves mental alertness and regulates hormonal flow.


Usha Mudra is considered completely safe. The only advice is to try to hold this mudra regularly the next morning for a few minutes to get maximum benefits.

This Hasta Mudra, along with improved mental alertness, focus and clarity of mind, can enhance your creativity and prepare you to lead a more energetic and determined life.


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