Showing posts with label Jnana Mudra. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jnana Mudra. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is Jnana Mudra?

 


Jnana ("knowledge") is a Sanskrit word that means "knowledge." Jnana Mudra in Indian dance, sculpture, and ritual, a specific symbolic hand motion (mudra) is used.

The tips of the thumb and index finger contact in the jnana mudra, while the palm and hand are held across the heart area.

It is used to express a deep comprehension of the fundamental workings of the cosmos, as its name suggests.

 


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