Yoga Techniques To Cure Partial Or Complete Deafness

Yoga Technique For Hearing Problem

The ear is one of the most important organs of the human body. It helps us to recognize various sounds present around us in nature varying from chirping birds to the honks of trucks, from a baby’s cry to the ship’s siren and from relaxing music to the noises in traffic jams. What if one can’t hear any of them? Many people suffer from loss of hearing due to various reasons like either they are lost their hearing ability due to some accident, or they suffer from any disease or in the worst case they are born deaf! A life without any sound is hard to imagine and harder to live. But thanks to our yoga guru’s for teaching us various yoga techniques to cure partial or complete deafness. Let’s take a look at these poses to aid or enhance our hearing ability.

1. Bhramari Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayama, also known as Humming Bee Breathing is a useful technique to cure the hearing problem. It is also one of the most effective breathing exercises to destress our mind from all the unnecessary clutter which keeps on revolving in our mind. With the continuous and determined practice of this activity, one can surely get useful results related to the hearing problem. And the best part of this yoga pose is you can do it anywhere and at any time, be at work or home.

2. Shunya Mudra

Shunya Mudra

Have you ever come across the continuous noise in your ear? This is not any noise from the outside world but from within the ears itself. This sound could be anything-hizzing, clicking, ringing, etc. This mudra reduces the space (sky) element in the human body to treat health issues linked with Vata(airy imbalance). According to Ayurveda, most of the ear problems occur due to Vata. That’s why Shunya Mudra is considered as the most effective for tinnitus as it is believed that our hands have the power of the universe in them, and when this energy is channelized correctly, it gives the best results.

3. Upside Down Seal Pose

Upside Down Seal Pose

The upside down seal aka Vipareeta Karani Asana is another form of headstand except that it is performed without the help of a wall. This pose pulls the blood flow and all the organs downwards due to the gravitational force. All you have to do is lie down on the mat with your arms beside your body and placing your feets towards the wall. Raise your legs in the air, parallel to the wall and support your lower torso with both your hands. Be careful while doing this exercise as you may get hurt as well!!

4. Camel Pose

Camel Pose

In this pose, you have to lie on the ground facing stomach, then rise your body and try to reach your ankles, keeping your hands facing upwards.Push your neck and head backward. Try to be in this posture for 3-6 minutes and then come to relax. A special warning to the hernia patients as they should not try this pose. This technique is suitable for ear problems that cause tinnitus.

5. Fish Pose

Fish Pose

Fish Pose is practiced to cure many health-related problems like ear, throat, and brain. This yoga pose is also known as the destroyer of all the diseases. All you need to do is sit in the lotus position, lie on the ground, lift your pelvic region slightly, bring your arms to support your butt and inhale keeping your head grounded. Do not attempt this pose if you are suffering from a hernia, neck or back injury or if you are pregnant.

6. Karnapidasana


This asana is acknowledged as knee touching to ear pose, ear pressure pose and knee to ear pose. Karnapidasana is the amalgamation of 3 Sanskrit words, namely ‘Karna’ meaning ear, ‘Pida’ implying pain and ‘Asana’ as we all know posture. Lie on your back on the yoga mat, bend your knees and them back to the ear, keep your hand behind your back, hold this posture for 10 second