Ashtamudra, Aṣṭamudrā, Ashtan-mudra: 1 definition
Ashtamudra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Aṣṭamudrā can be transliterated into English as Astamudra or Ashtamudra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aṣṭamudrā (अष्टमुद्रा).—सुरभी, चक्र, ध्यान, योनि, कूर्म, पङ्कज, लिङ्ग (surabhī, cakra, dhyāna, yoni, kūrma, paṅkaja, liṅga) and निर्याण (niryāṇa).
Derivable forms: aṣṭamudrāḥ (अष्टमुद्राः).
Aṣṭamudrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṣṭan and mudrā (मुद्रा).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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