Varada Mudra – Seal of Compassion

varada-mudra

Varada is another Mudra used mostly in Buddhism, and seen depicted in Buddha statues or other peaceful deities. This Mudra is made by placing the palm of the left hand out, fingers pointing down. It is often used with Abhaya Mudra which is the right hand, palm out, fingers pointing up.

Varada is a symbol of offering, generosity, and symbolizes the compassion in all of us.

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