Skip to main content


Benefits of Chin Mudra

Chin Mudra, also known as Vitarka Mudra in Buddhism, is one of the important mudras in Hinduism. Practicing mudras have numerous benefits especially health related. They are good for both body and mind as per Hindu scriptures.



Chin Mudra is practiced by placing the tip of the thumb on index fingertip and extending the other fingers. When the mudra is practiced, both the hands are placed on the thighs in a relaxed manner.
All the fingers point downwards in Chin mudra.

The mudra is associated with Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga.

It is an important hand posture while practicing meditation.

Health benefits of the mudra are:
  • Improves memory
  • Improves concentration
  • Mental tension and other similar disorders are cured
  • Controls insomnia
  • Good to control anger
  • Helps in reducing blood pressure
  • Effective in the fight against depression.
Related