From Hand to Heart
Uttara means "realization," and bodhi means "enlightenment." This mudra symbolizes the experience of nonseparateness, described in the Yoga Sutra as samadhi. Use this mudra to remind yourself that strength comes from interdependence, not independence. Practice in poses like Virabhadrasana I (Warrior Pose I) and Virabhadrasana III (Warrior Pose III). In a seated meditation, hold this mudra at heart level and bring to mind how connected you are to others.
Interlock the middle through pinky fingers, press the pointer fingers together, and pull the thumbs away from the pointer fingers, with the thumb tips touching and palms slightly separated.!--page-->
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