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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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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Visharu Adavu Fourth Step

March 13th, 2008 2 Comments

Hope you are finding these lessons interesting. The fourth step will introduce you to a new hand gesture called Dola. It is a part of Samyukta Hasta. This is a very popular step used in many dance items. Take a look at the Video for the fourth step. The Bols are the same Ta Tai […]

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