Ramdesh Kaur, MA, is an IKYTA Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher trained by Gurmukh.

She is the Director of Marketing for Spirit Voyage and writes extensively on yoga, spirituality and mantra. She hosts the show “Spirit Voyage Radio with Ramdesh” on Unity FM, one of the Top 100 Itunes Podcasts, and leads Spirit Voyage’s 40 Day Global Sadhanas, which bring together 20,000 meditators from 65 countries.

Before working with Spirit Voyage, she was the residential Kundalini yoga teacher at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, India in the Himalyan foothills, and has a Master’s Degree from the Courtauld Institute in London.

She is the author of “Yoga and Mantras for a Whole Heart” with Karan Khalsa and has three best selling guided meditation CDs “Journey into Stillness”, “Relaxation Meditations”, and “Stress Relief Meditations” (with crystal singing bowl master Ashana) all available on Spirit Voyage, ITunes and Amazon.

She teaches at festivals internationally and leads powerful personal creativity retreats in Mexico with her partner Harnam Singh, an accomplished mantra musician.


Articles in this series

  • What is Gyan Mudra?

20 responses to “What is Gyan Mudra?”

  1. How to Meditate Part II | Eat.Breathe.DoYoga

    […] the meditation also if needed.  As for your hands, you may place them where ever feels best.  Gyan Mudra is a popular hand position to help center the mind.  I like to rest my hands on my lap with palms […]

  2. Why no Active Gyan Mudra? | Aquarian Learning Tools
  3. Yes, We Can Do Yoga!

    […] she was going to recover and be okay, because she managed to immediately press her fingers into Gyan Mudra. Add the breath, a mantra or both and imagine how much yoga one could practice on one’s back in a […]

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  5. Walking with mantras and mudras | art for housewives

    […] of the most common mudras is the Gyan Mudra where the thumb pad touches the pad of the index finger and the other finger extend upwards. This […]

  6. Managing Stress with Kundalini Yoga

    […] called Eight-Stroke Breath for Energy and Stress Release). Sit with your eyes closed, hands in Gyan Mudra or any other comfortable position.  Inhale through the nose in 8 equal strokes, and then exhale […]

  7. A Meditation For Intuitive Psychic Development

    […] Place both hands in Gyan Mudra by touching the index finger and thumb together, like the “okay” sign. Extend the three other […]

  8. Yoga Mudras – Directions and Benefits

    […] SpiritVoyage […]

  9. {New Post} Morning Magic « I'm Hot But I'm Human

    […] said a little prayer of gratitude. Then I grabbed a stone that called out to me, put my hands in mudras and sat still for 10 min. As simple as that sounds, how do you think I am feeling now? That little […]

  10. All About Kundalini Yoga: Kriya (Asana, Mudra, & Bandha)

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  11. 10 MINUTES A DAY « thegoldenmeannyc

    […] minutes a day, initially. And it is for anyone. You do not have to sit in lotus with your hands in gyan mudra on a cliff somewhere (like the stock photos)! Rather, you can do it at home, in your own […]

  12. Radio Recap: Love, Compassion and Visioning on Spirit Voyage Radio with Ramdesh

    […] is a meditation that uses visualization. Sit in Easy Pose. Rest your hands in Gyan mudra; then, leaving your left hand in Gyan mudra resting on your knee, bring your right up and use your […]

  13. Stop Smoking with Kundalini Yoga

    […] finish, place the hands in Gyan Mudra and chant "Aad Gurey Nameh" 3 times. Relax and Renew by Gururattan Kaur Khalsa […]

  14. Radio Recap: All About Joy on Spirit Voyage Radio with Ramdesh

    […] with Ramdesh; sit cross-legged or in a chair with your feet on the ground, spine straight, hands in Gyan mudra. Breathe long and deep through the nose keeping the inhale and exhale even; four counts in and four […]

  15. Radio Recap: Nirinjan Kaur on Spirit Voyage Radio with Ramdesh

    […] was used as the Summer Solstice support sadhana this year. Sit with spine straight and hands in gyan mudra as you join Nirinjan in chanting this mantra, which means, “I am in ecstasy” and offers the […]

  16. Mantra for Inner Peace: Sat Narayan

    […] […]

  17. Snatam Kaur on One Minute Breath

    […] with your hands in Gyan Mudra, the thumb and the index finger […]

  18. Laura Adams

    My 14 year old daughter and I are interested in learning about Mudras and Kundalini Yoga. Please, how may we begin a journey into a deeper understanding?

  19. Nihal Singh

    Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands is an awesome book!

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