When the deity is seen in Vajra It is a Sanskrit word which means thunderbolt as well as diamond. Hence, it is the name given to a ritual weapon which is both indestructible and strong like a diamond, and irresistible like a thunderboltMudra means, fist is made by the right hand excluding the index finger. The index finger extends in the upward direction. After that, the fist is made by the left hand enclosing the index finger of the right hand. The left-handed people perform this mudra with their left hand wrapped around the right index finger.
When the deity is seen in the gesture of the Vajra Mudra means a blazing lightning (fiery thunderbolt). It signifies the five elements: air, water, fire, earth, and metal. It also implies the gesture of knowledge.
Vajra Mudra is performed by the people to get the following benefits:
- It helps in transforming the ignorance into wisdom.
- It stimulates blood circulation and reduces the restlessness and dizziness caused by low blood pressure. Though sparingly use by the patients of high blood pressure.
- The person who performs this mudra can easily skip stimulants like cigarette, tobacco, tea, and coffee. In the long run, they can be free from the habit of taking stimulants.