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Scripture for Ashwini Mudra

You can find it being mentioned in the Gheranda SamhitA. The above pic is taken from this PDF of the text. In Chapter 3 of the text several MudrAs are described. In that list, the 21st MudrA is the ...
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What is the significance of Apana Mudra?

First of all the MudrA in the images is not ApAna MudrA at all. It is something else. ApAna MudrA is formed when the middle, ring fingers and the thumb are conjoined at their tips. There are the 5 ...
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Is there hasta khechari mudrA?

Yes there is. In The Nitya ShodAshika Arnava Tantram (NSA), Lord Shiva depicts how to form the Khechari Mudra using the hands. The 3rd Patala of the text is entirely dedicated to describing the ...
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I am looking for an accurate pictorial description of the so called Gokarna Mudra

From an Upasmriti called the ViswAmitra Smriti, composed by Rishi ViswAmitra, finally was able to get an accurate textual description of how to form this so called Gokarna Mudra. And, from this ...
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Which scripture contains about "chin mudra" in detail?

Chin Mudra is formed by joining the index finger with the thumb at their tips. It is also known as Gyan Mudra. See this image -- Lord Dakshinamurty holds this Mudra as noted in the article ["...
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Gayatri mantra mudras?

In the Gayatri Mantra Upashana practicing 24 Mudras (hand postures) have been prescribed. The names of the Mudras can be found in the following passage from the Devi Bhagavatam's 11th Book's chapter ...
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Identification and significance of this mudra

As I have mentioned in the comment, I personally have been told to use the Mudra (shown in the video) while invoking my Guru before starting daily practice etc. I have been told it's called the Mrugi ...
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When exactly do we use different mudras?

When exactly do we use different mudras? In Hinduism, Mudras are extensively used during worship rituals. Mudra is an inseparable limb of the worship ritual. The first step in a Shodashopachara Puja ...
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Information about Mudras

Chakra Mudra: hastau tu sammukhau kritva sulagnau suprasaritau kanishthangushthakau lagnau mudraisha cakrasangika -Kriya kanda baridhi Vol 1. Ch 8 (Mudras) Image Credit - Image by Amritendu ...
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Can someone explain this Mudra being done by Ramakrishna Paramhansa in Samadhi?

I know this is an old thread but a nice explanation is given in this talk here https://youtu.be/AEXaZTxg7vc
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Are mudras limited to hands?

To answer the question What are Mudras ? Mudras act as switches to send Prana to different part of the body just like switches can be used to activate different parts of a circuit: Life energy ...
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I know about Bijakshara mantra .... But What is "Bijakshara mudra"?

Ok, I found the answer in isvar.org
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Is there hasta khechari mudrA?

Alright the explanation is directly from Shivji himself, but one who is learned can understand but this is only text that says Hasta the hand gesture of Kechari but the followers of the Shakti Sadhana ...
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