Expanded Edition! New chapter about the Healing benefits of Mudras.
Mudras of India
by Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll
Foreword by Dr. David Frawley
Presents 250 photographed hand mudras with detailed descriptions of technique, application, and health and spiritual benefits. Each mudra is rendered with Sanskrit name, transliteration, and English translation. The benefits of hand mudras are indexed in an easy-to-use format that covers major health concerns as well spiritual and psycho-energetic applications. The book provides a rich insight into the cultural heritage of Indian mudras, and the transformative effects of these powerful hand gestures.
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“Yoga teachers are always looking for new ways to help our students deepen their meditation practice. This beautiful book offers many powerful hand mudras that yoga practitioners can learn and incorporate into their sitting meditation. Add this book to your yoga library. It is remarkable how a simple mudra keeps our mind more present during the practice of meditation.”
— Desirée Rumbaugh, yoga teacher and creator of the DVD series Yoga to the Rescue
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“Mudras of India is a much-needed compendium that beautifully illustrates the incredible variety and versatility of the hand gestures that play a key role in India’s sacred traditions. Every dancer, yogi, or yogini will want to keep a copy on hand!”
— Roxanne Kamayani Gupta, PhD, author of A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance