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Sculpture detail showing use of mudra (1)

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मुद्रा (mudrā, seal).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /muːˈdɹɑː/, /mʊˈdɹɑː/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑː

NounEdit

mudra (plural mudras)

  1. (dance, arts) Any of several formal symbolic hand postures used in classical dance of India and in Hindu and Buddhist iconography.
    • 1996 — Victor Pelevin, Crystal World (1994); translated from Russian by Andrew Bromfield.
      The king of creation would not have curved his palm into the likeness of a Hindu mudra in an attempt to protect the tiny launching pad on his thumbnail from the dank wind.
  2. (Hinduism) Any of the formal body positions and postures used in yoga and meditation.
    • 1915 — Swami Swatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika (14th c.), translated by Pancham Sinh.
      The Kechari Mudra is accomplished by thrusting the tongue into the gullet, by turning it over itself, and keeping the eyesight in the middle.

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mudra f

  1. mudra

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मुद्रा (mudrā, seal).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mud.ra/
  • Hyphenation: mud‧ra

NounEdit

mudra

  1. (Hinduism) Any of the formal body positions and postures used in yoga and meditation.

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mudra

  1. nominative singular feminine of mudry

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मुद्रा (mudrā, seal).

NounEdit

mudra n (definite singular mudraet, indefinite plural mudraer, definite plural mudraene)

  1. mudra

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mudra m or f (in variation) (plural mudras)

  1. (dance, arts) mudra (symbolic hand postures used in India)

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mudra f (Cyrillic spelling мудра)

  1. mudra