How to do?
Keep the tips of your --- Thumb , Ring finger and your Middle finger , joined - as shown in the figure above. Apply mild pressure while keeping like this.
Though , it can be done at any time, for maximum benefits -- it is advisable to sit in front of your favourite deity in the form of Prayer / Meditation and do.
It can be done at a stretch for 45 minutes or in intervals of : 15mts in the morning/ evening / night.
Thumb : Fire element; Ring finger : Earth element; Middle finger: Aakash element (space)
They say, doing this Mudra, gives the combined effect of both Aakash & Prithvi Mudra. In this Mudra, shakthi of aakash and earth are more, than fire. Main benefit of consistently doing this Mudra is removal of wastes from our body organs.
Note: Many friends and relatives of mine , who were suffering from constipation problem, for nearly two decades, found immense relief by doing this Mudra .
Some Benefits of doing APANA MUDRA regularly are:
It helps and regulates our Excretory organs to work more efficiently.
Extremely effective for CONSTIPATION and gas related problems.
Regular use of this Mudra cures Piles and Diabetes also.
Immense relief -- from urinary retention ( inability to pass urine fully) , can be felt by doing this Mudra.
For those who do not sweat, ( due to which, body heats up excessively) this Mudra can help.
Cures most problems, related to urinary bladder.
Helps in focussing your mind and improves concentration.
Increases your Patience.
Note: Those who have vomiting and loose motion should not do this Mudra. Pregnant ladies should not do this Mudra. However they can do it, after 8 months,
which shall enable them ,to have-- smooth, quick and NORMAL delivery.