Gadamudra, Gadāmudrā, Gada-mudra: 1 definition
Gadamudra 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.
Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)
Gadāmudrā (गदामुद्रा) or simply Gadā is the name of a mudrā described in the Īśvarasaṃhitā 35-36.—Accordingly, “forming the fist with the right hand upon the thumb of the left thumb it shall be shown auspicious Kaumodakī. It is known gadāmudrā, which would crush an army of defects”. Mūdra (eg., Gadāmudrā) is so called as it gives joy to the tattvas in the form of karman for those who offer spotless worship, drive out the defects which move about within and without and sealing up of what is done.
Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.
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Parama Samhita (English translation) (by Krishnaswami Aiyangar)