Board for serving cheese Mudra stylized. Mudra - a sign, a symbolic gesture of the hands and fingers. The knowledge of mudras come from time immemorial and have always been used in yoga and spiritual practices. Mudra Vitarka represents the highest point in Buddha’s life - a sermon at Sarnath after reaching enlightenment, it awakens the energy of teaching and intellectual discussion. Mudra Varada represents greeting, mercy, compassion and sincerity.