Sarpashirsha Hand gesture (Mudra)

January 11th, 2008 by Anjali

This mudra is like the snakes hood. When the Hand is held in Pataka Mudra and the fingers are bend from the tip to form a hollowed palm we get Sarpashirsha Mudra.

sarpashirsa

This Mudra is used to denote the following.

  • A Snakes Hood
  • Sandal Paste
  • Middle tone
  • Sprinkling
  • Nourishing
  • Giving water to Gods and sages
  • Moving to and fro
  • Movement of protrusion of Elephants head
  • Show the Arms of wrestlers

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  • 1 hiral shah Mar 21, 2012 at 2:05 am

    Hi

    Pls provide the shloka of all the single & double hand gestures. In case of single hand gestures, shlokas are mentioned till Chandrala only

    Rgds
    Hiral

  • 2 Shruti May 27, 2012 at 6:28 am

    Chandane Bhujage Mandre Prokshane Poshanadishu
    Devashudaka daaneshu Hyaspale gajagumbayoho
    Bhujastaletu Mallanam yudyate Sarpasheershakaha