Mudras are symbolic or ritual arm, hand and body positions used in the traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The great Buddha knew the use of mudras and is often depicted using these ritual gestures. Various Kung Fu forms contain positions identical to these mudras.
Mudra (Sanskrit) is ‘spiritual gesture’ and energetic ‘seal of authenticity’ employed in the iconography and spiritual dance practice of indian religions and Taoism. (Wikipedia)
There are over 200 mudras in bharatanatyam and over 250 in mohiniattam.
Mudras can result in amazing health benefits; and can be practiced anytime and anyplace – in the home, train, bus, car, office, …
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