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24. HAMSA-PAKSHA (swan-feather)

24.  HAMSA-PAKSHA (swan-feather)

The little finger of the Sarpa-shirsha hand is extended.

It is said to be associated with tandava dancing, and springs from Tandi.

Its sage is Bharata,

its colour is indigo,

its race is Apsara,

its patron deity is God of Love (Panca-sayaka) .

PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')


PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

Viniyogas (Meanings)

Shatsankhyayaam Setubandhe

Nakharakankhanetatha Vidhane

Hamsapakshoyam Keertito Bharatagame

  1. To show number "6"
  2. Bridge
  3. Impression of the nails
  4. Way of doing thing

PATAKA HASTA ('Flag')

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



 


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