Avahitta Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 2nd, 2009 1 Comment

When both hands held in Alapadma hasta are crossed at the wrists and placed near the chest we get the Avahitta hand gesture. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka: (uses) Srungara Natanechiva Leelaa Kandukadharane Kucharthe Yujyate Soyamavahitthakaraabhidhaha This gesture is used to show : 1) Love 2) Playing with balls (can be any […]

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Garuda Hand Gesture (Mudra)

July 7th, 2008 No Comments

When both the hands in Ardhachandra hasta are placed over one another and only the Thumbs are interlocked we get the Garuda hasta. Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka Garudarthe Viniyujyate Its says that this hasta is used to denote a Hawk. It can also denote birds flying.

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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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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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Katakaa Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 16th, 2008 1 Comment

While in the Simhamukha hand gesture, the Middle finger and the ring finger is bent to form an arch. Also the thumb is slightly bent. Thus a “C” shape is formed with the Middle finger, Ring finger and the thumb. The other fingers are Erect. This Hasta can be used to denote: A Bracelet Holding […]

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Ardhasuchi Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 15th, 2008 5 Comments

If in the Kapitta gesture, the Index finger is kept straight and the thumb is slightly moved up, we get Ardhasuchi hand gesture. lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka of Ardhasuchi Ankure pakshishavaade bruhatkite niyujyate It says that Ardhasuchi is used to denote Sprouts Chicks or small ones of the birds Big Worms

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Vyagraha Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 15th, 2008 No Comments

When the hands are held like paws of a tiger we get Vyaagraha Hasta. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga Shloka (uses) vyadhe bheke markatecha suktau sanyujyate karaha Shloka says that such a gesture is used to denote A Tiger A frog An Ape Nacre. Nacre is crystalline aragonite or calcium carbonate. Shellfish and […]

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