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Discover the Power of Mudra – Hand Gestures in Buddhist Art

Sotheby's upcoming exhibition on 16 September,  Images of Enlightenment: Devotional Works of Art and Paintings, traces the development of Buddhist art across Asia. This short video describes the importance of hand gestures, or 'mudra' in Sanskrit, which were used  to convey specific meanings to the viewer. 

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