Dhyan Mudra when we think about this Mudra what is the first thing which comes in our mind? To develop a deep concentration skills and builds his/her ability to focus within. But most of us are not aware why to do Dhyan, Dhyan is one of the Mudra which will eliminate our main problems like stress, insomnia and even controls our anger.
From ancient times Mudra Vigyan was considered to be an enigmatic subject kept closely guarded by Indian sages, saints and mystics. Regular practice of mudras cleanses the system and helps the practitioner attain perfect health and wellness. Mudras affect positively on all fronts: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. When mudras were practised en masse in ancient times it helped inculcate non-violence, piety and harmony in society.
Dhyan means deep meditation, the perfect form of contemplation. It involves concentrating on particular point with the objective of understanding its true nature. Dhyan involves differentiating between layers of perceptions, between differences and similarities, between ideas and objects. Clarity requires an understanding not just of similarities but of the distinctions.
Dhyan uncovers the true nature of the subject. The capacity to perceive different stages of contemplation is considered the highest stage of mental deliberation in Yoga. Dhyan and the yogi’s ability to make himself Yoga Yukta (an advanced stage of Yoga practice) is achieved through prolonged practice of the Dhyan Mudra. It allows the practitioner to develop deep concentration skills and builds his/her ability to focus within.Technique:Sit in the Padmasan (Lotus pose) and put both hands in the Gyan Mudra.
Then place both hands on your lap (as shown in the picture). This is known as the Dhyan Mudra. The Dhyan Mudra has the capacity to calm the human mind and bring peace and tranquillity. Regular practice of this mudra alleviates insomnia, apathy, over-anxiety, hallucination, bad dreams, loss of memory, forgetfulness, irritability, exasperation, mental depression and many other ailments which originate in the mind. It also helps in normalising both high and low blood pressure.The Dhyan Mudra, by indirectly pacifying and eliminating physical and mental disturbances, helps enable the Yogi on his/her path of self-realisation.The Dhyana mudra is used in representations of the Sakyamuni Buddha and Amitabha Buddha. Sometimes the Dhyana mudra is used in certain representations of Bhaisajyaguru as the Medicine Buddha, with a medicine bowl placed on the hands.