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Vajra Mudrā

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Wisdom Gesture

    Sjoquist p. 33 Vajra Mudrā or Jñāna Mudrā or Bodhaśrī Mudrā
    zhìquán yìn 智拳印

    This gesture indicates supreme knowledge or wisdom. It is made by making a fist with the right hand but extending the first finger, and then grasping that finger with the left hand. The gesture is used in ritual more than art.

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