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Mudras in Orthodox icons?

First and foremost, it is not fair to call the arrangement of fingers in the hands of Christ and the Saints as depicted in icons as “mudras”. The Sanskrit word mudra literally means sign. For that ...
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Mudras in Orthodox icons?

Mudras in Orthodox icons? Hand gestures in icons or other Christian forms of art are employed by various artists to convey some sort of religious meaning or symbolism. Both Western and Eastern ...
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