Gesture of greeting and adoration, veneration, honor or celebration, the diamond handclasp.
Both the palms in Pataka are joined together. It means salutation to the God, Elders, Teachers and a Brahmin.
karyaha shiromukhorastho viniyoganjalirbudhaihi
- The Anjali mudra is kept above the head to offer salutations to the God.
- It is kept in front of the face to offer respects to the Teachers and Elders.
- It is kept in front of the chest to offer pranams to the twice-born or the Brahmins.
a student completes learning he/she recites:
Yujanthay Pathaaka hasta Bhaavanaah.
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