Dedicated to the deity Kalesvara, who rules over time
Place the finger pads of your middle finger together; touch the first two joints of the index fingers and touch your thumbs. Bend your other fingers inward. Point your thumbs toward your chest and spread your elbows to the outside.
Inhale and exhale slowly 10 times. Then observe your breath and lengthen the pause after inhalation and after exhalation a little bit more.
The Kalesvara Mudra calms the flood of thoughts; it calms agitated feelings. The more calm we become, the longer the time periods between the thoughts. We become more clear; we make new observations about ourselves; we can seek and find solutions.
This mudra can also be used to help change character traits, support memory and concentration, or eliminate addictive behavior. It should be practiced at least 10 to 20 minutes a day for these purposes.
As long as we live, we work on our character traits, much like a stonecutter hews a sculpture out of a lump of stone. This shouldn't be a battle, but loving and understanding guidance that pushes us in the right direction. As unpleasant and uncomfortable as had character traits, habits, or addictions may be, they also help us progress when we overcome them.
When the mind is overly active, when certain rhoughts circle in the mind and cannot be put aside, I find Bach Flower Wo. 35 (White Chestnut) to work true wonders.
✓ First ask about the benefit that this characteristic or habit brings.
✓Ask the cosmic consciousness for help and partnership in this project.
✓ Describe the new characteristic or habit as precisely as possible.
✓Now imagine scenes in which you act and react in a new way.
I enjoy being [like this and like that].