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Poses for Your Hands

Eagle Seal

Garuda Mudra is named after the eagle that Vishnu—the lord of preservation—rides. It can help you cultivate the discipline you need to stick with your daily yoga practice when life gets busy.

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garuda = eagle

mudra = seal

Garuda Mudra Step by Step

Step 1

Turn your hands so that the palms face up.

Step 2

 Cross your right hand over your left, clasping your thumbs.

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Pose Information

Pose Level

1

Benefits

  • Cultivates perseverance, commitment, and discipline
  • Balances energy

Did You Know?

Garuda Mudra is named after the eagle that Vishnu—the lord of preservation—rides.