Shivalinga Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 8th, 2008 2 Comments

Hold Ardhacandra in the left hand, palm facing up. Hold shikhara in the right hand and place it on the left hand. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga Shloka (uses) viniyogastu tasyeva shivalingastya darshane The shloka say that this Mudra indicates a Linga of lord Shiva. Linga means sign, mark or symbol. Thus a […]

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Utsanga Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 7th, 2008 1 Comment

When the right and left palms touches the left and right shoulder respectively in Mrigashirsha mudra we get the Utsanga hasta. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka (uses) Alingena cha Lajjayamangadadipradarshane balaanaam shikshane chayamutsange yujyate karaha The shloka says that Utsangha is used to denote An embrace To show Modesty, Shyness etc Display […]

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Pushpaputa Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 5th, 2008 2 Comments

When both the Palms are joined together at the little finger and slightly hollow at the centre of the Palms. The inner palm facing up. The other way to look at it would be when two Sarpashirsha is held together we get the Pushpaputa Hasta. Let take a look at the Viniyoga Shloka (uses) Neeranjanavidhau […]

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Visharu Adavu Eight Step (Video)

April 2nd, 2008 5 Comments

This is the last variation of my post on Visharu Adavu. There are possibilities of bringing in more variation in the hand movements. Think, Imagine and Explore. Lets watch the eight step of Visharu Adavu. You can read the explanation of the eight Step.

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Visharu Adavu Eight Step

April 1st, 2008 1 Comment

This is the last variation of Visharu Adavu. Here we introduce a concept of shoulder pulls. The hands stretched out at the shoulder level is slightly pulled in and then released. The Bols are Ta Tai Tai Ta, Dhit Tai Tai Ta. 1. Be in Ardhamandala with Hands close to the chest in Katakamukha Mudra. […]

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Swastika Hand Gesture (Mudra)

March 29th, 2008 5 Comments

We get the swastika pose when both the palms in pataka are crossed at the wrists. lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka: (uses) sammuhagamane tunda darshane shankha purane anganam motane shakhonamane cha niyujyate The shloka says that swastika denotes a Crocodile My imagination says it can be used To say “No” To show […]

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Visharu Adavu Seventh Step

March 26th, 2008 1 Comment

The seventh step is a combination of the first step and a new set of steps. It can be divided into two parts. The first part of Ta Tai Tai Ta, Dhit Tai Tai Ta do the first step of Visharu Adavu. Then for the second part of Ta Tai Tai Ta, Dhit Tai Tai […]

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Simhamukha Hand Gesture (Mudra)

March 25th, 2008 No Comments

When the middle finger and the ring finger press against the thumb, while the other fingers are held straight we get the Simhamukha Hasta. Simhamukha means Lion -faced. In the Hindu Mythology lord Narashimha Murthy (an incarnation of Vishnu) has the face of a Lion. He is Known as the “Great Protector” of his Devotees […]

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Visharu Adavu Sixth Step

March 24th, 2008 No Comments

In the sixth step we use Tripataka mudra. The leg movements are the same as shown in the previous steps. The Bols are Ta Tai Tai Ta, Dhit Tai Tai Ta. Watch the video of sixth step here. 1. Be in Ardhamandala with hands close to the chest in Tripataka Mudra. 2. Tap your right […]

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Karkata Hand Gesture (Mudra)

March 23rd, 2008 1 Comment

Here the fingers of both the hands are interlocked with each other. Lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka (uses) Sammuhagamane tundadarshane shankhapurane anganam motane shakhonnamane cha niyujyate This verse says that Karkata is used to denote Arrival of people (Get together) Showing the Belly Blowing the counch Twisting and stretching of Limbs Bending […]

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