The following were discovered shortly after the book was printed:--
In the Karttarī-hasta pose the arm is lifted so that the middle finger of the hand reaches to the height of the hikkā-sūtra: the ring-finger and the thumb are bent so as to meet near the middle of the palm of the hand; the last or the smallest finger is also slightly bent; the fore-finger and the middle finger are stretched out and kept like the legs of the letter V. The palm of the hand faces the outside. This pose of the hand is meant for holding the śaṅkha, chakra and other weapons.* (Śee Pls. XX and XXII).
Chhannavīra is an ornament which may be rightly called a double yajñōpavīta. In this, two yajñōpavītas thrown one on each shoulder, pass through the middle of the chest, where they are connected with the urassūtra or the chest-band, and reach as far below as the yōni or the public region, from which they turn to the back and thence to the shoulders.† (See the figures of Rama and Lakshmaṇa on Pl. LV and of Varaha in figure 1, Pl. XXXIX).
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Publication information: Book title: Elements of Hindu Iconography. Volume: 1 pt. 1. Contributors: T. A. Gopinatha Rao - Author. Publisher: Law Printing House. Place of publication: Madras. Publication year: 1914. Page number: xxxi.
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