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Ganesha = the Hindu deity who removes obstacles
mudra = seal
Ganesha Mudra Step by Step
Bring your palms to touch in Anjali Mudra.
Then swivel your hands so that your fingertips point toward opposite elbows, with your right palm facing your heart.
Bend your fingers and slide your hands across each other until your fingers lock.
Repeat on the other side.
Deepen the Pose
Chant the Ganesha mantra: With each exhale, invoke Ganesha (gam or ganapatayei) and his powers by chanting his name:
Om gam ganapatayei namaha.
Om is the sound of the universe, and namaha means “name.”
Repeat on each side.
- Lifts spirits
- Boosts confidence
- Relieves stress and tension