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Kapitta Hand Gesture (Mudra)

While doing Shikhara mudra, bending the pointer finger and pressing it over the thumb is the Kapitta mudra.

Kapitta

It is used to denote the following:-

    • Goddess Lakshmi and Saraswati
    • Milking Cows
    • Holding Cymbals
    • Holding Flowers at the time of making Love.
    • Grasping the end of the robes
    • Offering Insense or Light
    • Collyrium (applying Kajal)

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