abhayamudra

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English[edit]

Dewi Sri Abhaya Mudra.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अभय (abhaya, fearlessness) + मुद्रा (mudrā, sign, hand gesture).

Noun[edit]

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abhayamudra (plural abhayamudras)

  1. A Buddhist gesture of reassurance and safety, in which the right hand is held upright, and the palm is facing outwards.