Maha Vedha Mudra – Meaning, Method Of Doing, Benefits



By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S

Maha Vedha Mudra translated to the great penetrating gesture, is an advanced level gesture which can be performed by only those yogis who are practicing it for long time.


Maha = great
Vedha = piercing / penetrating
Mudra = gesture / seal / pose / mark

This gesture activates the root chakra and also the Kundalini energy located in it. This is also said to be an Adhara Mudra i.e. perineum gesture practice.
Read – Mudra – The Science Of Gesture: Benefits, Types, How To Practice


  • Sit comfortably on a yoga mat. You can start with padmasana i.e. lotus pose.
  • Breathe in slowly and deeply so as to relax your body.
  • Close your eyes. This will help you focus on the gesture.
  • Place the palms of both hands on the floor beside your thighs.
  • The fingers should be pointing forward. Alternatively make…

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