Karuna means ‘compassion’ and gives us the ability to see ourselves and others in a compassionate light. One hand faces towards our heart, and the other towards all beings, creating unity through higher understanding, forgiveness, and absolute compassion.
Begin by placing Left fingertips at the base of the Right fingers. Then cup both hands and rest Left thumb on lower Right thumb. Hold hands in front of your heart rotating the Left hand to face towards your heart and Right hand faces all other beings. (Image above is the final mudra)
Begin with 5-10 natural breaths and increase the number of breaths weekly to your practice.
These mudras and information provided are modified from Mudras for Healing and Transformation by Joseph and Lilian LePage, Integrative Yoga Therapy.
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