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PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')


Chandra-kala ( “crescent moon”)

14. Chandra-kala ( “crescent moon”)

Fold your little, ring, and middle fingers into the palm and stretch out your index finger and thumb in 90º angle between them.

PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')


PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

Viniyogas (Meanings)

  1.     Chandra (“moon”);
  2.     Mukha (“face”);
  3.     Pradesha (“the distance between the tip of the index finger and the thumb”);
  4.     Shivasya Makuta (“Shiva’s crown”);
  5.     Ganga-nadyam (“river Ganges”);
  6.     Laguda (“axe” or “cane”)

PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

Single-hand (asamyukta hasta) gestures or Mudras of Indian Dance



 


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