When the Bhramara hasta is slightly opened, 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 demon. Also when it is held at the eye level it denotes the protruding eyes. Also let us know any other interpretation it can have.
Take a look at the video, where Shakata starts at 0:20 secs.
let s see for comparison some hand gestures for godly usage. Free-style in today s american religious music. The lyrics are based on a 300 year old devotional classic.