- in ancient India, any identifying symbol or seal
- a stylized, symbolic gesture used in dances, rituals, etc. of India, specif., an intricate movement or positioning of the hands or fingers
Origin of mudraSans, a seal, sign
Origin of mudraSanskrit mudrā seal, mystery, mudra from Iranian mudrā perhaps ultimately from Akkadian musarû, mušarû object bearing a royal inscription from Sumerian mu-sar mu name, fame sar to write
From Sanskrit à¤®à¥à¤¦à¥à¤°à¤¾ (mudrÄ) (seal).