By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
‘Vajroli’ the term is derived from the word vajra which means thunderbolt / lightening. Vajra also means the weapon of Lord Indra, the king of Gods. It is also the name of a Nadi i.e. energy channel located in the spine. This nadi controls the uro-genital system.
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Mudra = gesture / attitude
/ seal / mark / pose
Vajroli Mudra is a yogic practice. It is meant to improve health of the reproductive system and requires the yogi to preserve his semen. This is achieved either by learning not to release it or if released by drawing it up through his urethra from the vagina of a woman. It is also practiced to sublimate the sexual energy and to speed up the evolutionary process. It also controls the process of ejaculation. It is said that a yogi…