Strange Malkioni Women’s Hand Shapes

Submitted by Joerg Baumgartner on Thu, 27/12/2012 – 17:33

Looking at the [[Seshnela Art Direction]], I did notice something peculiar about the Malkioni topless females in the friezes: their hands. Unlike the blokes, these hands appear to be strangely malformed, like several fingers grown (or sewn) together. Maybe these are meant to be dancers’ hand signs, maybe these are gloves. I doubt the reason is anywhere near Dobyskian ineptitude, after all the males have pretty normal hands. So what hidden Malkioni customs are these?


Handsigns are important for Buddhism

Submitted by Terra Incognita on Sat, 29/12/2012 – 10:23.

Though I don’t know the precise intention of the artist…

Handsigns are important for Buddhism, it might be same for Greco-Buddhism. If Seshnegi have magical and traditional handsigns each important with the deep meaning…

http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/mudra-japan.shtml