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Saṃyutta-hastāni, aka: Samyutta-hastani; 1 Definition(s)

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Saṃyutta-hastāni 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 Saṃyutta-hastāni can be transliterated into English as Samyutta-hastani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Combined Hands (saṃyutta-hastāni): Twenty-four combined Hands are exhibited as follows:

  1. Añjali,
  2. Kapota,
  3. Karkaṭa,
  4. Svastika,
  5. Ḍola,
  6. Puṣpapuṭa,
  7. Utsaṅga,
  8. Śivaliṅga,
  9. Kaṭaka-vardhana,
  10. Kartarī-svastika,
  11. Śakaṭa,
  12. Śaṅkha,
  13. Cakra,
  14. Sampuṭa,
  15. Pāśa,
  16. Kīlaka,
  17. Matsya,
  18. Kūrma,
  19. Varāha,
  20. Garuḍa,
  21. Nāga-bandha,
  22. Khaṭvā,
  23. Bheruṇḍa,
  24. Avahittha.

According to another book: when two Single Hands are combined, that is a Combined Hand. Even though the origin and meaning remain the same, the patron deity always differs.

According to another book the combined hands are as follows (Twenty-six hands):

  1. Avahittha,
  2. Gajadanta,
  3. Caturaśra,
  4. Tala-mukha,
  5. Svastika,
  6. Āviddha-vakra,
  7. Recita,
  8. Nitamba,
  9. Latā,
  10. Pakṣa-vañcita,
  11. Pakṣa-pradyota,
  12. Garuḍa-pakṣa,
  13. Niṣedha,
  14. Makara,
  15. Vardhamāna,
  16. Udvṛtta,
  17. Viprakīrna,
  18. Arāla-kaṭaka-mukha,
  19. Sūcyāsya,
  20. Ardha-recita,
  21. Keśa-bandha,
  22. Muṣṭi-svastika,
  23. Nalinī-padmakośa,
  24. Udveṣṭitāla-padma,
  25. Ulbaṇa,
  26. Lālita,

According to a different book, the Combined Hands are as follows (Twenty-seven hands):

  1. Viprakīrṇa,
  2. Tala-mukha,
  3. Gajadanta,
  4. Sūci-viddha,
  5. Pallava,
  6. Nitamba, Keśa-bandha,
  7. Latā,
  8. Dvirada,
  9. Uddhṛta,
  10. Samyama,
  11. Mudrā,
  12. Aja-mukha,
  13. Ardha-mukula,
  14. Recita,
  15. Kuśala,
  16. Pakṣa-vañcita,
  17. Tilaka,
  18. Utthāna-vañcita,
  19. Vardhamāna,
  20. Jñāna,
  21. Rekhā,
  22. Vaiṣṇava,
  23. Brahmokta-śukatuṇḍa,
  24. Khaṇḍa-catura,
  25. Ardha-catura,
  26. Līna-mudrā.
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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