Mudras of India
A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian DanceBook - 2012
For thousands of years hand mudras have been used in India forhealing, storytelling, emotional expression, and to evoke and conveyelevated spiritual states. For the first time, the elaborate system ofmudras - as applied in yoga and Indian dance -has been organized into a comprehensive, fully-indexed, andcross-referenced format that allows readers access to this stillesoteric body of knowledge. Mudras of India presentsover two hundred fifty photographed hand mudras, each withdetailed instructions on technique, application, health and spiritualbenefits, and historical background. The authors have extensivelyresearched the usage of mudras and their significance in the largercontext of Indian spiritual systems.