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Mudras - Dynamo mudra

Identifier

016853

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

This mudra was derived from Jin Shin Jyutsu, but is used in Zen Buddhism and the description of its efficacy comes from a book on Zen meditation techniques

 

 

A description of the experience

The Book of Life – Roshi Jiyu-Kennett and Rev Daizui MacPhillamy

The Dynamo mudra has both relaxing and invigorating prperties and is therefore excellent for fatigue due to overwork and the insomnia which can result from being too tired  to sleep.

Its primary function however is spiritual.  As a means of invigorating the will an dpromoting awareness and stillness under difficult circumstances.  Its effects are somewhat peculiar and diffiult to describe.  It is not recommended for use by those who do not meditate regularly.

It helps with tension, pain, stiffness etc along the energy pathway illustrated, tension in the joints, especially the shoulder, hip, pelvis and leg.  It also helps with general tension, fatigue and insonia.

It helps if there are karmic memories of having suffered or caused harm.

 

 

The source of the experience

Zen Buddhism

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Purification

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Commonsteps

Mudras
Relearning

References