Shikhara Hand Gesture (Mudra)

October 31st, 2007 by Anjali

Here all the fingers are bent and pressed against the Palm except the thumb. The thumb is raised and held erect. (like the thumbs-up Sign)

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It is used to denote the following:

  • An Armour
  • A Bow
  • A Pillar
  • Making offering to Manes
  • Upper lips
  • A tooth
  • Questioning
  • Saying No
  • Recollection
  • Pulling a griddle
  • An act of embracing
  • Sounding of Bells
  • Drinking

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