In the LoveToKnow Yoga Pose Gallery, you'll learn how to do many of the poses mentioned in this article, and have a chance to review other pictures of yoga basic positions such as Child's Pose, Anjali Mudra, and Triangle Pose.
The planet Venus represents sensuality and sexuality, and this Mudra is said to channel the sexual energy while balancing the glandular system of the body.
Yoga teachers who already hold a yoga teacher certification are bound to be highly familiar with asana and pranayama, and to a lesser extent, mudra.
Through sustained awareness on all aspects of the practice, the movement of body, breath, and mudra harmonize, and the inner flow naturally emerges.
In this Mudra, the right hand faces the chest and the left hand faces the palm of the right hand.
Shiva Rea explains Namaste when used with the Anjali Mudra gesture in this Yoga Journal article.
Surya Ravi Mudra is practiced by touching the tips of the ring finger and the thumb together.
One of the most common yoga hand poses, Gyan Mudra symbolizes home, or "the starting place".
It is the union of posture, breath, and focus; or asana, pranayama, and mudra.
Mainsa (flesh), matsya (fish), madya (wine), maithuna (sexual union), and mudra (mystical finger signs) - probably the most degrading cult ever practised under the pretext of religious worship.