[INDOLOGY] Touching one's nose with the left index finger
david_buchta at brown.edu
Thu Oct 20 02:14:51 UTC 2016
I hope someone might have insight (or better yet a textual reference) for a
In Viśvanātha Cakravartin's commentary (ca. late 17th century) on the
Bhāgavata Purāṇa 10.9.7 (uttārya gopī...), where Yaśodā finds the curd-pot
that Kṛṣṇa had broken, he adds a comment that she touched the tip of her
nose with her left index finger (vāmatarjjanyā nāsāgraṃ spṛṣṭveti jñeyam).
Can anyone identify the significance of this? Does it indicate
David Buchta, PhD
Lecturer in Sanskrit
Department of Classics
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