Nagabandha Hand Gesture (Mudra)

December 17th, 2008 2 Comments

When both hands held in sarpashirsha hasta is crossed at the wrists, we get the Nagabandha hand gesture. lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka: (uses) Etasya viniyogastu nagabandhe he samataha This gesture is used to show how the snakes twine or their nature of coiling and encircling

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Bhairunda hand gesture (Mudra)

September 28th, 2008 5 Comments

When hands in Kapitta hasta is held crossed at the wrists we get the Bhairunda hasta. Some times this hasta is done without crossing the wrists also. Hands in kapitta just join at the wrists. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka (uses) bhairunde pakshidampatyor bhaiundo uchyate karah. In Sanskrit the word Bherunda or […]

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Kurma Hand Gesture (Mudra)

June 27th, 2008 No Comments

While the hands are in chakra hasta, bend all the fingers (except the thumb and the little fingers) and hold the palms tight. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka Kurmarthe viniyujyate The shloka says that this hasta is used to denote a Tortoise. The Kurma Avatar of Lord Vishnu is also denoted by […]

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Matsya Hand Gesture (Mudra)

June 16th, 2008 No Comments

When the right palm is placed over the back of left palm, both palm being in Ardhachandra hasta. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka etasya viniyogastu sammatau matsyadarshane It says that this gesture is used to denote a Fish. The Matsya Avatara of Lord Vishnu is also denoted by this gesture.

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Samputa Hand Gesture (Mudra)

June 7th, 2008 2 Comments

When the fingers in Chakra hasta are bent in such a way that there is a hollow at the center of the palm we get the Samputa Hasta. lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka of Samputa Varvacgade sampute cha samputah krah iritaha It says that Samputa is used to denote 1. Concealment of […]

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Kilaka Hand Gesture (Mudra)

May 20th, 2008 No Comments

When both the little fingers interlock each other we get the Kilaka Hasta. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka (uses) snehe namranulape cha kilako viniyujyate The shloka says that this kilaka hasta is used to denote A feeling of Love and affection Funny talks, hilarious conversation etc Return to Samyukta hasta

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Pasha Hand Gesture (Mudra)

May 17th, 2008 No Comments

When the both the hands in Tamrachuda are interlocked with one another we get the Pasha hasta. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka (uses) Anyonyakalahe pashe shrinkhalayam niyujyate The shloka says that the pasha hasta is used to denote Internal fights or Quarrels A String A Chain Return to Samyukta hasta

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Chakra Hand Gesture (Mudra)

May 16th, 2008 2 Comments

When the Palms in Ardhachandra mudra touch each other vertically and horizontally we get the Chakra Mudra. The right palm is vertically held and the left palm is horizontally placed over the it. Lets tale a look at the viniyoga shloka (uses) chakrarthe viniyujyaate It says that this Mudra denotes a Wheel. In Sanskrit Chakra […]

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Shankha Hand Gesture (Mudra)

May 14th, 2008 No Comments

Hold the thumb of your left hand with the forefingers of right hand in Shikhara hasta. Touch the right thumb to the left palms middle finger. Here we get the shape of a counch ie called as Shankha Hasta. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka shankhadishu prayojyo yamityahurbharatadayaha It says that the Shankha […]

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Kartariswastika Hand Gesture (Mudra)

May 13th, 2008 1 Comment

When both the hands are crossed in Kartarimukha Mudra we get the Kartariswastika Hasta. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka shakhasu chadrishikhare vriksheshu cha niyujyate According to the the shloka karariswastika help to show Stems and branches of the trees A huge tree A hill top or its peak. Return to Samyukta hasta

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