The first finger is brought to the root of the thumb and pressed gently with the thumb in both the hands, while keeping the other three fingers straight.
This posture helps in curing diseases of the wind especially Parkinsons, arthritis and paralysis. It relieves neck pain, backache and pain in knee joints. If prana mudra is also practiced occasionally along with this, it helps in elimination of the chronic diseases related to vat. It is useful in over 50 kinds of vat diseases. This posture, however, does not help, in the cases of stomachache and pain in the ear.