Samarasa — Sannirodhani-mudra


"the same taste", "equal perception"

In "Siddha-siddhanta Paddhati", a term denoting a state achieved by a yogi in which he consciously perceives the world and everything around him, always remembering the unity of God, soul, and world. A state of complete equilibrium and integration. It is said that the perception of a single taste is possible only through the full integration of the principles of the manifested and the unmanifested (kula and akula).

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"The Veda of Chants." (sāman – "ritual chant")

The third of the four Vedas. Samaveda is the oldest known form of Indian religious poetry.

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“penetration”, “entrance”, “absorption into”

It means the union, the merging of consciousness with Divine consciousness, the immersion of dependent individual consciousness into free Consciousness.

In Kashmiri Shaivism, it is defined as a sudden direct intuitive realization of one's own Divine Essence.

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a collection of hymns, prayers, blessings, sacrificial formulas  → Подробнее...
the state of jiva defined of continuous cycle of birth and death  → Подробнее...

It is made for the request Deity to remain in a certain place. Thumbs are held in position, as in avahana-mudra, hands are lowered with palms down.

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one of the views (darshana) of Hinduism  → Подробнее...

It is done to ask the Deity to answer you. The fingers of the hands are held in the same position as for the sannirodhani-mudra, both arms are turned with the wrists upward.

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Means approximation. It is made to offer oneself to service Deity and request Deity to stay nearby. Clench four fingers of both hands to form fists, big fingers lie on top of fists, slightly raised in the last joint.

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It is done in order to ask the Deity to remain for a time of veneration. Keep your hands in the same position as for sannidhapani-mudra, but your thumbs are clenched in fists.

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