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Lit. Amida with welcoming decent mudras. A figure of *Amida ˆ¢–í‘É with hand gestures similar to those traditionally associated with *Shaka Žß‰Þ: Raised right hand: *semui-in Ž{–³ˆØˆó (Sk. Abhayamudra; do not fear); lowered left hand: segan-in Ž{Šèˆó (Sk. Varadamudra; bestowal). Palms face outward, with fingers extended; fingers may sometimes be curled but thumb and fingers don't touch on Hakuhou and Nara period images. In later Amida images the hands are in the same positions, but the thumb and one of the fingers (index, middle, or ring) on each hand curl to touch one another.
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