Shakata Hand Gesture (Mudra)

November 25th, 2008 1 Comment

When the Bhramara hasta is held in both hands, we get the Shakata Hasta. lets take a look at the viniyoga (uses) shloka rakshasabhinaye prayaha shakato viniyujyate It says that the Shakata hasta is used to enact a demon. Thus when shakata hasta is held close the face , it indicates vicious teeth of a […]

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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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Katakaa Hand Gesture (Mudra)

April 16th, 2008 No Comments

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 4 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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Anjali Hand Gesture (Mudra)

March 4th, 2008 1 Comment

When both the palms in Pataka are joined together we get the Anjali Mudra. In fact in the Indian culture this Mudra is very often used for greeting people. Viniyoga shloka (in sanskrit) and the meaning : Devataguruvipranam namaskareshavanukramat karyaha shiromukhorastho viniyoganjalirbudhaihi This mudra is used to offer salutation to the God, Elders, Teachers and […]

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