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Muṣṭi-svastika, aka: Mushti-svastika; 1 Definition(s)

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Muṣṭi-svastika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Muṣṭi-svastika can be transliterated into English as Mushti-svastika or Musti-svastika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

One of the saṃyutta-hastāni (Twenty-six combined Hands).—Muṣṭi-svastika (crossed fists): Muṣṭi hands are crossed on the stomach. Patron deity Kiṃpuruṣa. Usage: playing ball, boxing, great bashfulness, tying the girdle.

Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

about this context:

Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).

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