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Murali, Yoga Teacher

Hi Rajaram & Yesheen,

It is always the VISHNU MUDRA, obviously done with ones own right hand. Here tip of the right thumb is used for opening and closing the right nostril by gently touching/releasing below the bridge of the right nostril.


Is only doing this practice enough or do we have to chant some hyms(mantras) for purification of nadi?


Here it is to be explained that right upper palm is more sensitive by virtue of its more active status,due to the activeness of the pingala nadi and therefore we use right hand for Nadi-shodana,for accurate observation


When u say the Ida nadi begins on the left do u mean the left if I was looking at someone else (I.e. their right) or do u mean my left as if I was looking down at myself?


Why do you use the right hand for Nadi Shodhana? Can the left be used? if not - why not?


Thank you so much for this wonderful article. It explains very clearly what the nadis are and the purpose of Alternate breathing.

Rajendar Menen

Am sharing this article with my other yogi friends...You are a truly high class journal.


Thank you so much. Very clear. Illustrating the balancing of these energies is also very useful. Just felt it for the first time!


Thanks for providing such a great article. It really helped me understand the benefits of Alternate Breathing.

Please keep sharing more awakening articles.

angel Kyodo

the mudra used in Nadi Shodhana is "vishnu mudra"

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