[Advaita-l] Mudras in the vedas

sriram srirudra at vsnl.com
Wed Aug 22 10:22:22 CDT 2012

Dear Sri Abhishek Madhyastha
Do you mean angan nyasa done as mudras?To my knowledge no mydras shown 
during the Gayathri Japa.R.Krishnamoorthy.
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> Namaste,
> During the sandhyavandanam, few mudras are done just before the
> Gayatri Japa reciting "Sumukham samputam chaiva........". After the
> gayatri japa 8 mudras are shown as well. It is believed that these
> mudras are known to cure cancer(arbudha nivaraka). But these mudras
> are tagged with the title, "Avaidhika". Do the vedas deal with these
> or other mudras extensively at any point? If so what exactly is
> potrayed? Finally, is there a good book available which deals with
> these mudras?(I'm a bangalore resident)
> Regards,
> Abhishek Madhyastha
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