Unlocking Inner Bliss: The Power of Shambhavi Mudra for Higher Awareness and Spiritual Awakening - Part 02

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Shambhavi Mudra is a powerful technique that can help you achieve a higher level of awareness and bliss. It is a practice that involves gazing at the center of your eyebrows, where the third eye chakra is located. This mudra can activate your intuition, enhance your concentration, and calm your mind.

In this article, I will explain how to practice Shambhavi Mudra step by step, based on the video by Sadhguru. I will also share some of the benefits and precautions of this mudra, and how it can help you in your spiritual journey.

Step 1: Sit comfortably in a meditative posture, such as Sukhasana (Easy Pose) or Padmasana (Lotus Pose). You can also sit on a chair if you prefer. Make sure your spine is erect and your shoulders are relaxed. Place your hands on your knees, palms facing up. You can form Gyan Mudra (Thumb and Index Finger Touching) or Dhyana Mudra (Hands in a Bowl Shape) with your hands.

Step 2: Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. Relax your face, jaw, forehead, and eyes. Let go of any tension or thoughts in your mind.

Step 3: Gently open your eyes and look straight ahead. Keep your chin slightly tucked in and your neck relaxed. Now, without moving your head, slowly shift your gaze to the center of your eyebrows. Try to keep your eyes open as long as you can, or until tears start to flow.

Step 4: As you gaze at the third eye chakra, focus on your breath. Breathe slowly and deeply through your nose. Feel the air entering and leaving your nostrils. You can also use a mantra or a sound to enhance your concentration. For example, you can chant "Om" or "Sham" with each breath.

Step 5: Continue this practice for as long as you feel comfortable. Ideally, you should aim for at least 15 minutes of Shambhavi Mudra every day. When you are ready to end the practice, gently close your eyes and lower your gaze. Take a few moments to relax and observe the effects of the mudra on your body and mind.

Benefits of Shambhavi Mudra

Shambhavi Mudra has many benefits for your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Some of them are:

  • It stimulates the pineal gland, which is responsible for producing melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep cycles and circadian rhythms.
  • It activates the third eye chakra, which is the center of intuition, wisdom, and vision. It can help you develop psychic abilities, such as clairvoyance, clairaudience, and clairsentience.
  • It improves your concentration, memory, and creativity. It can also enhance your learning and problem-solving skills.
  • It calms your mind and reduces stress, anxiety, and depression. It can also help you overcome negative emotions, such as fear, anger, and jealousy.
  • It balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain, which are associated with logic and intuition respectively. It can help you achieve a state of harmony and integration between these aspects of yourself.
  • It awakens the kundalini energy, which is the primal force that lies dormant at the base of the spine. When this energy rises through the chakras, it can lead to spiritual awakening and enlightenment.

Precautions of Shambhavi Mudra

Shambhavi Mudra is generally safe and beneficial for most people. However, there are some precautions that you should keep in mind before practicing it:

  • Do not strain your eyes or force them to stay open longer than they can. This can cause eye fatigue or damage. If you feel any discomfort or pain in your eyes, stop the practice immediately and rest them.
  • Do not practice Shambhavi Mudra if you have any eye problems or diseases, such as glaucoma, cataract, or infection. Consult your doctor before starting any eye-related practices.
  • Do not practice Shambhavi Mudra if you have high blood pressure or heart problems. The upward gaze can increase the blood flow to the head and affect these conditions.
  • Do not practice Shambhavi Mudra if you are pregnant or menstruating. The upward gaze can interfere with the natural downward flow of energy in these situations.
  • Do not practice Shambhavi Mudra if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. These substances can impair your judgment and awareness.
  • Do not practice Shambhavi Mudra if you have any mental disorders or illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. The upward gaze can trigger hallucinations or delusions in these cases.


Shambhavi Mudra is a powerful technique that can help you achieve a higher level of awareness and bliss. It is a practice that involves gazing at the center of your eyebrows, where the third eye chakra is located. This mudra can activate your intuition, enhance your concentration, and calm your mind.

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I'm an educator, entrepreneur, and career guidance officer. I'm interested in ICT, psychology, financial literacy, meditation, and yogic sciences. My hobbies are discovering, learning, experiencing, sharing, and exiling.

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