chin = consciousness
mudra = seal, gesture
Also known as jnana (wisdom, knowledge) mudra
Chin Mudra Step by Step
Rest your hands on top of your thighs with your palms open.
Gently tuck the tip of the index finger unnder the tip of the thumb, keeping the remaining three fingers lightly extended.
Relax the back of the hands on top of the thighs, with the palms facing upward.
Chin Mudra or Jnana Mudra
- Connects us to our higher Self
- Lifts dull energy
- Creates a more receptive state
- Calms the mind
- Brightens the overall mood
Did You Know?
In this mudra the index finger represents individual consciousness and the thumb represents universal consciousness. The index finger represents the limited perspective of self and the thumb is the expanded perspective of Self. When the two join, the limited self is connected to the spacious Universal Self.