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Stretch all the fingers & hold them tightly together to show Pataka Hasta.

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Pataka Hasta

Viniyogah

Meaning

Nattyaarambhe

to begin the dance                                                                                                                 

Vaarivahe

clouds

Vane

forest

Vastunishadhane

Refusal

Kuchasthale

chest

Nishanyaamcha

Night sky

Nadhyam

River

Amaramandale

The heavens

Turange

Horse

Khandhane

Strike down

Vaayau

Wind

Shayane

Sleeping

Gamanodyame

Attempt at going forward

Prataapecha

To indicate greatness

Prasaadecha

To offer something

Chandrikaayam

Moonlight

Ghanatape

Heavy hearted / heat

Kavaattapaatane

To open/close doors

saptavibhaktyarthe

Seven scriptures

Tarangake

Ripples on water

Vithi pravesha bhaavepi

Entering a street

Samatvecha

equal

Angaraagake

Atoning the body

Aatmaarthe

The soul

Shapathe chaapi

To take an oath

Tushnim bhaavani darshane

To observe silence

Aashirvaada kriyaa yaamcha

To bless

Nripashresh tasya bhaavane

Ideal king

Taalapatrecha

To write on a palm leaf

Khettecha

shield

Dravyaa disparshane tatha

To touch things

Tatra tatreti vachane

Saying this or that

Sindhouttu

waves

Sukrutikrame

A good deed

Sambhodhane

Paying respects

Purogepi

Going forward

Khadgaru pasya dharane

Holding a sword

Maase

month

samvatsare

year

Varshadhine

Rainy day

Samaarjane tatha

To sweep with a broom

Evamartheshu yujyante

Pataaka hasta bhavanah

 

These are the different usages of

Pataka Hasta

 

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