Kurma Hand Gesture (Mudra)

June 27th, 2008 by Anjali

While the hands are in chakra hasta, bend all the fingers (except the thumb and the little fingers) and hold the palms tight.

kurma Hand gesture

Lets take a look at the viniyoga shloka

Kurmarthe viniyujyate

The shloka says that this hasta is used to denote a Tortoise. The Kurma Avatar of Lord Vishnu is also denoted by this Hasta.

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