mahāDevanāgarī: महा Translation: great Related concepts:mudrā, mahāmudrā, vākya, mahāvākya, ādya, mahānārāyaṇa, mahābhāṣya
Appears inYoga Sūtra: Sāṃkhya Kārikā: Bhagavad Gītā:
Chapter 7: 19Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā:
Chapter 3: 14
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“It dissolves defects like the Mahā Kleśa such as the fear of Death.
For this reason the wise call it the Mahāmudrā”
– Commentary on Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā Chapter 3 verse 14
Question to T Krishnamacharya –
Q: What must form an essential part of a person’s daily practice?
A: A minimum of ten minutes in Antaḥ Trāṭakam, Ṣat Mukhī Mudrā
or Mahā Mudrā is essential.
– Śrī Krishnamacharya – The Pūrnācārya – published by the KYM in 1997
“The best Āsana for doing Bandha are inverted, lying flat, or sitting with the back straight.
A classic posture is Mahā Mudrā, which is in fact, Mahā Mudrā only if the Bandha are used.”
– TKV Desikachar ‘The Concept, Preparation and Techniques of Bandha’
Religiousness in Yoga Chapter Fourteen Page 200
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