Samyukta Hasta Viniyogas

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Anjali Hasta

Devataguru Vipranaam

Namaskaraepyanukramaat

Karyas shiromukhorastho

Viniyoganjali karaha

Anjali hasta is used for the salutation to God, Teacher and the Learned. We hold the anjali hasta above the head for the Gods, in front of the face for the teachers & in front of chest for the learned.

Kapota Hasta

Pranaamae Gurusambhashae

Vinayangi kritaeshwayam

Kapota hasta is used to show respectful salutation to the teachers, as a mark of acceptance and to show politeness (vinayam).

Karkata Hasta

Samoohaa gamanae Tundadarshanae

Shankhapoorane Angaanaam Motane

Shaakhonnamaanecha Niyujyate

Karkata hasta is used to show the arrival of a crowd , showing the belly , blowing the shanku (counch) , twisting and stretching the limbs and bending branch of a tree.

Swastika Hasta

Samyogena Swastikakhyo Makarae viniyujyate

Bhayavade Vivadecha Keertane Swastikobhavet

Swastika hasta is used to show Alligator (a crocodilian), talking with fear, to show an argument and to praise.

Dola Hasta

Naatyarambhe Prayoktavyam Iti Natyavidovidhuhu

This hasta is used in the beginning of a dance.

Pushpaputa Hasta

Neeraajenavidhou baala

vaari Phaladikrehanaepicha 

Sandhyayaam marghyadaanecha

Mantrapushpecha yujyathae 

Pushpaputa hasta is used to show Lamp Offering, Children, Accept Fruits, Offering to the Sun in the evenings and Chant Holy prayers.

 

Utsanga Hasta

Aalinganaecha lajjayaam

Angadaadipradarshanae

Baalanaamshikshanechayaam

Utsango yujyatae karaha

Utsanga hasta is used to show embracing someone, shyness, show one’s body and to show teaching discipline to children

Shivalinga Hasta

Viniyogastu tatsyva Shivalingasya darshanae 

This Hasta is used to show Shivalinga (Lord Shiva).

Katakavardhana Hasta

Pattabhishaekae Poojayam Vivahadishu Yujyate 

To show Coronation, to worship and to show weddings this hasta is used.

Kartareeswastika Hasta

Shakhaasucha Adri Shikhare

Vruksheshucha Niyujyate 

To show the branches of a tree, tip of Mountains, Trees this hasta is used.

Shakata Hasta

Raakshasaabhinayechaayam

Niyukto Bharatadibhihi 

This hasta is used to show Demons

Shankha Hasta

Shankhaadishuniyujyoya

Mityevam Bharataadayaha 

This hasta is used to show shanku(Counch).

Chakra Hasta

Chakrahastassa vigneyachakrarthe viniyujyate

This Hasta is used to show Chakra, the weapon of Lord Vishnu.

Atasa – weapon

Samputa Hasta

Vastvaacchchade Samputecha

Samputahkara Eeritaha 

To cover things and to show the sacred box in which the idols are placed this Samputa Hasta is used.

Paasha Hasta

Anyonyakalahe Paashe

Shynkhalaayaam Niyujyate 

To show Playful Quarrel, Rope, Chains this hasta is used.

Keelaka Hasta

Snehecha Narmalaapecha

Viniyogosya Sammataha 

To show friendly talk this hasta is used.

Matsya Hasta

Etasya Viniyogastu

Matsyarthe Sammatobhavet 

This hasta is used to show Fish.

Koorma Hasta

Koormahastasyavigneyaha

Koormarthe Viniyujyate 

This Hasta is used to show Turtle, Tortoise

Varaha Hasta

Etasyaviniyogastu Varaharthe tu Yujyate 

This Hasta is used to Show Boar (Wild Pig)

Garuda Hasta

Garudo Garudarthe cha Yujyate Baratagame 

This Hasta is used to show a bird called Garuda.

 

Nagabanda Hasta

Bhujagadampatee Bhaave

Nikunchanaamcha darshane

Athrvanasya mantreshu

Yojyo Bharatakovidhihi 

This hasta is used to show Snakes, Creeper, Chamber and Atharva Veda Shlokas .

Khatva Hasta

Khatvahastobhavedeshaha

Khatvaadishu Niyujyate 

Khatva hasta is used to show Bed.

Bherundha Hasta

Bherundhapakshi Dampatyorbherundhaka Eteeritaha 

Bherundha hasta is used to show a bird couple called .

Avahittha Hasta

Srungara Natanechiva Leelaa

Kanduka dharane Kucharthe

Yujyate Soyamavahitthakaraabhidhaha 

Avahittha Hasta is used to show Love, Catching the ball, Breasts .

 

Samyukta Hasta Sloka

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Anjalishcha kapothashcha karkata svasthikasthathaa

Dolahasthah pushpaputaha uthsangah shivalingakaha

Katakaavardhanashchaiva karthareesvasthikasthathaa

Shakatam Shanka Chakrecha samputah paashaa

Keelakau Mathsyah Koorma Varaahashcha

Garudo naagabandhakaha Khatvaa

Berundakaakeshcha avahithasthathatheivacha

Chaturvimshati sankhyakaha samyukta katitha karaha

Or Ithyethae sankhyatha samyukta hasta karaha.

Samyukta Hastas

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Samyukta hastas are hastas formed by joining both the hands. Natyasastra describes only 13 asamyukta hastas butbut as per abhinayadharpana there are 23 asamyukta hastas. Nowadays 24 asamyukta hastas are in practice.

Anjali

Hold Pataka in both the hands & join the palms to show Anjali Hasta.

Kapotha Hasta

In Anjali Hasta, only the borders of the hands are joined (Inside face of the Palm should not touch one another) to show Kapota Hasta.

Karkata Hasta

Bring the fingers of both the hands between one another to show Karkata Hasta.

Swastika Hasta

Hold Pataka Hands & cross the hands at the wrist so that the hands are opposite to each other to shoe Swastika Hasta.

Dola Hasta

Hold Pataka Hasta, stretch the arms & keep the hasta upside down along the hip line to show Dola Hasta.

Pushpaputa Hasta

Hold Sarpasheersha in both the hands & join them at the wrist to show Pushpaputa Hasta.

Utsanga Hasta

Hold Mrugasheersha Hasta in both the hands, cross the hands, touch opposite shoulders to show Utsanga Hasta.

Shivalinga Hasta

Hold Ardhachandra Hasta in the left hand(palm up), keep shikhara Hasta in right hand & place it on the left hand to show Shivalinga Hasta

Katakavardhana Hasta

Hold Katakamukha Hasta in both hands, cross the hands at the wrist to show Katakavardhana Hasta.

Kartareeswastika Hasta

Hold Kartareemukha Hasta in both the hands & cross the hands at the wrist to show Kartareeswastika Hasta

Shakata Hasta

Leave the thumb & the middle fingers in Bhramara Hasta. Hold like this in both the hands & cross at the wrist to show Shakata Hasta. Another way of showing Shakata Hasta is to cross the Arala Hastas at the wrist.

Shankha Hasta

Hold the Left thumb with the last three fingers of the right hand, stretch the other fingers of the left hand, stretch & touch the thumb & index fingers of the right hand with the stretched fingers of the left hand to show Shankha Hasta.

Chakra Hasta

Hold Ardhachandra hasta in both the hands, place them one above the other like a Plus(+) mark to show Chakra Hasta.

Samputa Hasta

Hold Pataka Hasta, bent the palm a little in both the hands and place one above the other such that inside of the palm face each other to show Samputa Hasta.

Paasha Hasta

Hold Suchi Hasta in both hands, bend the index finger a little & join these fingers like a chain to show Paasha Hasta.

Keelaka Hasta

Hold Mrugasheersha Hasta in both hands, bend the little finger a little & join these fingers like a chain to show Keelaka Hasta.

Matsya Hasta

Hold Pataka hasta in both the hands, place them one above the other, stretch the thumb a bit (like fins of fish) to show Matsya Hasta.

Koorma Hasta

Opposite of Chakra Hasta is Koorma Hasta i.e Stretch the thumb & little fingers & fold the other fingers in Chakra Hasta to show Koorma Hasta.

Varaha Hasta

Hold Mrugasheersha hasta in both hands, place them one above the other to show Varaha Hasta.

Garuda Hasta

Hold Ardhachandra in both the hands, turn them & hold them with the thumbs to show Garuda Hasta.

Nagabhandha Hasta

Hold Sarpasheersha in both the hands & cross them at the wrist to show Nagabandha Hasta.

Khatva Hasta

Hold Chatura Hasta in both hands, place the hands one above the other, stretch the index fingers down to show Khatva Hasta.

Bherundha Hasta

Hold Kapitha Hasta & cross them at the wrist to show Bherundha Hasta.

Avahittha Hasta

Hold Alapadma in both the hands, cross them at the wrist, place them near chest to show Avahitha Hasta.

Mukula Hasta Viniyoga

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Viniyoga sloka 

Kumudae bhojanae

Panchabanae mudradi dharanae

Nabhao cha kadalipushpae

Yujyathae mukula karaha 

Meaning of sloka

Kumudae – To show the flower Lilly

BhojanaeEating

Panchabane – Cupid, angel

Mudradidharane – smearing sacred marks on the body Naabhoucha – Belly button

Kadaleepushpe – Banana Flower

Samdamsho Hasta Viniyoga

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Viniyoga sloka 

Udaare Balidanecha

Vranae Keetae Manobhaye Archane Panchavakravye

Samdamshakyobhidheeyate

Meaning of sloka

Udaare To show Generosity

BalidanechaSacrificial Offering

Vranae Wound

KeetaeInsects

ManobhayeFear ArchaneOffering

PanchavakravyeNumber 5

Hamsasyo Hasta Viniyoga

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Viniyoga sloka

Mangalyasutra bandhechapyupadesha

Vinishchayae Romanchae mouktikadoucha

Chitrasamlekhanae thatha

Damshathua jalabindoucha

Deepavartiprasaranae

Nikashae shodhanae mallikadou cha

Rekhavalekhanae malayaamvahanae

Sohambhavanayancha Roopakae

Naasteetivachanechapi Nikashanamchabhavane

Krutakrutyepi Hamsasyaha Eerito Bharatagame

Meaning of Sloka

Mangalyasootrabandhe – Tying the sacred thread of marriage

Upadeshe – Advice

Vinishchaye DecisionRomanche – Excitement

Mouktikadoucha – Pearls & other precious stones

Chitrasamlekhane tatha – DrawingDamshetu – Fly

Jalabindoucha – Drop of water

Deepavarteeprasarane – Wick of the lampNikashe – Polishing

Shodhane – Searching

Mallikadou –Jasmine & other flowers

Rekhavalekhane – Drawing a lineMalayaamvahane – Holding garland

Sohambhavanayancha Roopake – To say ‘i am Brahma’Naasteetivachanechapi – Saying ‘No’

Nikashanamchabhavane – Looking at the polished article