MUDRA

DEFINITION:

One of the most striking features of Indian classical dance is the use of Mudra (hand gestures).

Mudra is a symbolic hand gesture used in Indian Classical dance to express the emotions of the dance themes. They are a prominent part of the dancer's vocabulary.

TYPES OF MUDRA:

Asamyukta Hasta Mudra

MUDRA

Samyukta Hasta Mudra

ASAMYUKTA HASTA MUDRA (ASANJUKTA)- 28

 

These are the mudras shown on a single hand or on separate hands.

SAMYUKTA HASTA MUDRA(SANJUKTA)- 23

 

Samyukta Hasta mudras are the hand gestures shown with both the hands joined together.

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