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Five Fingers - Five Chakras And Five Elements

The post deals the five chakras and five elements associated with the five fingers based on Hasta Yoga.

In Hasta Yoga, the five fingers are associated with the five chakras – the energy transformers.
  1. Thumb – manipura or solar plexus
  2. Index finger – anahata or heart plexus
  3. Middle finger – vishuddha or throat plexus
  4. Ring finger – swadhisthana or sacral plexus
  5. Little finger – muladhara or root plexus.
This is the reason why yogis, astrologers and saints suggest that there is a relationship between individual organs and the hands and fingers.

Holding the fingers in various mudras therefore helps in curing numerous ailments in the body. Fingers are also a good indicators of the health condition of a person.

Five Fingers and Five Elements

In Hasta Yoga, the five fingers are associated with the five elements.
  1. Thumb – Agni or fire
  2. Index finger – Vayu or air
  3. Middle finger – Shunya or Space
  4. Ring finger – pirthvi or earth and
  5. Little finger – jal or water
This is the reason why yogis, astrologers and saints suggest that there is a relationship between individual organs and the hands and fingers.



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