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Mudras

The Sanskrit word Mudra is translated as “gesture” or “attitude.” Mudras can be described as psychic, emotional, devotional and aesthetic gestures or attitudes. “Mudra” is the traditional term for yoga poses involving the hands. Mudras have a range of traditional uses – from meditation aids to symbolic gestures; from healing poses to dance moves; from invocations to prayers.  Much of the literature associated with healing and therapy using mudras deals with effects of mudras on distant parts of the body – in a manner rather reminiscent of reflexology

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