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Mukula Hand Gesture (Mudra)

Mukula means a Bud. When all the five finger are brought together and touch each other at the tip, we get the Mukula hasta.



Lets see what the viniyaga shloka has to say :

kumude bhojane panchabane mudradidharane
nabhao cha kadalipushpe yujyate mukulah karaha

This sloka talks about the various uses of Mukula. It can denote the following :

  • kumude: A lily flower
  • bhojane: Eating
  • panchabane: Five arrows (in context of Manmada/cupid)
  • mudradidharane: Holding the Signet
  • nabhao: Navel
  • kadalipushpe : Plantain Flower 

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