Abstract This report aims to present a systematic description about the Mula Bandha. Today, however, the necessity and demand for powerful practices by which we can regain balance and stability in this modern stressful age has stirred the hearts of the spiritual masters to release the higher and more potent yogic techniques for who ever wants and needs them. Bandhas are the Hatha Yoga practices can be described as psychic knots.
One can attain the higher spiritual state through the practices of the Bandhas. There are three classic Bandhas: Mula, Unniyana, and Jalandhara bandha. When practised together they are called Tri-Bandhas. There are various forms of Yogic Mudras. This report attempts to give a brief summary of bandhas given in Gheranna Samhita, Hatharatnavali, Hatha Yoga Pranapika and shiva Samhita.
This report commences with some general ideas about Mula bandha. Then the important texts which talk about Mula Bandha and the different Bandhas as also mentioned in these texts are given. The aim of the Mula bandha is also mentioned. The report gives the concept of MulaBandha found in Gheranna Samhita, Hatharatnavali, Hatha Yoga Pranapika and shiva Samhita in Sanskrit. The transliteration of the Sanskrit and the meaning of the verses are also presented.