Mudra
A mudra (/muːˈdrɑː/; Sanskrit mudrā, मुद्रा, meaning "seal", "mark", or "gesture"; Tibetan chakgya, ཕྱག་རྒྱ་) is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the en...
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List of Mudras in Indian Classical Dance
One of the most striking features of Hindu dance is the use of hand gestures.Speaking in dance via gestures, rather than orally, in order to visually convey outer events or things, as well as inner fe...
Sign of the Cross
The sign of the cross (Latin: signum crucis), or blessing oneself or crossing oneself, is a ritual blessing made by members of many branches of Christianity. This blessing is made by the tracing o...
Foreign influence on Chinese martial arts
The origin of Asian martial arts comes from various regions of Asia.
The evolution of the martial arts has been described by historians in the context of countless historical battles. Building on...
Laban sign
The Laban sign is a Filipino hand gesture made by extending the thumb and index fingers pointing up, leaving the other fingers closed to create the letter L, which stands for laban (Filipino for "figh...
Schwurhand
The Schwurhand ([ˈʃvuːɐ̯hant]) is a heraldic charge depicting the hand gesture that is used in Germanic Europe and neighboring countries, when swearing an oath in court, in office or in swearing-in. T...
Fist (hand)
A fist is an action where a hand has the fingers curled into the palm and the thumb retracted, displaying the knuckles. There can be an open fist or a closed fist. Fists are taught in martial arts lik...
Varadamudra
Varadamudra is a mudra, and it indicates a gesture by the hand and symbolizes dispensing of boons. For varadamudra, right hand is used. It is held out, with palm uppermost and the fingers pointing dow...
Japanese martial arts
Japanese martial arts refer to the variety of martial arts native to the country of Japan. At least three Japanese terms are used interchangeably with the English phrase "Japanese martial arts". The u...
List of mudras (dance)
One of the most striking features of Hindu dance is the use of hand gestures.Speaking in dance via gestures, rather than orally, in order to visually convey outer events or things, as well as inner fe...
Wave (gesture)
A wave is a movement of the hand that people use to greet each other, say goodbye or merely acknowledge another's presence. People wave by raising their hand and moving it from side to side. Another c...
Abhayamudra
In the context of Hinduism, Abhayamudra is a hand pose that is the gesture of reassurance and safety, which dispels fear and accords divine protection and bliss to the devotee. In Abhayamudra, the rig...
List of gestures
Gestures are a form of nonverbal communication in which visible bodily actions are used to communicate important messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with spoken words. Gest...
Chinese martial arts
Chinese martial arts, colloquially referred to as kung fu (/ˈkʌŋ ˈfuː, ˈkʊŋ/) or gung fu (Chinese: 功夫; pinyin: gōngfu) and wushu (simplified Chinese: 武术; traditional Chinese: 武術; pinyi...
Mahamudra (Hatha Yoga)
Mahamudra is a hatha yoga gesture (mudra) whose purpose is to improve control over the sexual potential. The sexual potential, associated with apana, is essential in the process of awakening of the do...
Añjali Mudrā
Añjali Mudrā or praṇāmāsana (Sanskrit: प्रणामासन) is a hand gesture which is practiced throughout Asia and beyond. It is used as a sign of respect and a greeting in India and Sri Lanka and amongs...
Middle finger
The middle finger, long finger, or tall finger is the third digit of the human hand, located between the index finger and the ring finger. It is usually the longest finger. It is also called the thir...
Korean martial arts
Korean martial arts (Hangul: 무술 or 무예, Hanja: 武術 or 武藝) are military practices and methods which have their place in the history of Korea but have been adapted for use by both military and non-militar...
Vietnamese martial arts
Traditional Vietnamese martial arts (Võ thuật Cổ Truyền Việt Nam) can be loosely divided into those of the Sino-Vietnamese descended from the Han, and the Chams or indigenous Vietnamese.
Modern st...
Wanker
Wanker is a term that literally means "one who wanks (masturbates)" but has since become a general insult. It is a pejorative term of English origin common in Britain and other parts of the English-sp...
Indian martial arts
Indian martial arts refers to the fighting systems of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. This includes what are now India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and sometimes Sri Lanka and Nepal. Although South A...
List of mudras (yoga)
This is a list of Yoga mudras. In yoga, mudrās are used in conjunction with pranayama (yogic breathing exercises), generally while seated in Padmasana, Sukhasana or Vajrasana pose, to stimulate differ...
Vajra Mushti
Vajra Mushti (Sanskrit vajramuṣṭi वज्रमुश्टि)is a Sanskrit bahuvrihi compound translating to "one who is grasping a thunderbolt" or "one whose clenched fist is like a diamond". It is a name of Indra ...
Khecarī mudrā
Khecarī Mudrā (Sanskrit, खेचरी मुद्रा) is a yoga practice which is carried out by placing the tongue above the soft palate and into the nasal cavity. In the beginning stages and applicable for most pr...
Namaste
Namaste (/ˈnɑːməsteɪ/, NAH-məs-tay; Sanskrit: नमस्ते; [nəməsteː]), sometimes expressed as Namaskar or Namaskaram, is a customary greeting when people meet or depart. It is a form of greeting commo...