Hindu Symbols

There are two general categories or branches of Hindu symbols. Hand gestures and the positioning of the body are called “mudras” while icons and drawings are called “murti.” Some Hindu symbols, like the lotus and the conch, are similar to the symbols used in Buddhism.…

Mudra - Wikipedia

Mudra is used in the iconography of Hindu and Buddhist art of the Indian subcontinent and described in the scriptures, such as Nātyaśāstra, which lists 24 asaṁyuta ("separated", meaning "one-hand") and 13 saṁyuta ("joined", meaning "two-hand") mudras. Mudra ……

7 Things You Have to Know About Mysterious Hamsa Hand

May 17, 2017 · Hindu hand symbol For Hindus just like for Buddhists, the hamsa represents the chakras, the five senses and their associated mudras (hand gestures) that re-direct energy flow throughout the body: Thumb – represents Fire and Manipura, the solar plexus chakra.Location: 825 Dawson Dr, New Castle, 19712, Delaware…