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PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')


23. HAMSASYA (swan-face)

23. HAMSASYA (Swan face or Swan beak)

The middle and following fingers are separated and extended,
the forefinger and thumb are joined.'

The tips of the forefinger, middle finger and thumb are joined, the rest extended. This hand is derived from Dakshina-murti (Siva), when he was teaching the Tattva system to the sages at the foot of the Nyagrodha tree.

Its sage is Sukha,

its colour is white,

its race is mixed,

its presiding deity is Caturanana (Brahma).


PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')


PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

Viniyogas (Meanings)

Mangalyasutra bandhechapyupadesha

Vinishchayae Romanchae mouktikadoucha

Chitrasamlekhanae thatha

Damshathua jalabindoucha

Deepavartiprasaranae

Nikashae shodhanae mallikadou cha

Rekhavalekhanae malayaamvahanae

Sohambhavanayancha Roopakae

Naasteetivachanechapi Nikashanamchabhavane

Krutakrutyepi Hamsasyaha Eerito Bharatagame
  1. Tying the sacred thread of marriage
  2. Advice
  3. Decision
  4. Excitement
  5. Pearls & other precious stones
  6. Drawing
  7. Fly
  8. Drop of water
  9. Wick of the lamp
  10. Polishing
  11. Searching
  12. Jasmine & other flowers
  13. Drawing a line
  14. Holding garland
  15. To say ‘I am Brahma’
  16. Saying ‘No’
  17. Looking at the polished article

PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

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



 


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