The symbolic hand gestures of Buddha are called mudras. A statue of the Buddha holds his hands just so and his devotees are supposed to remember a certain teaching. the Buddhist mudras are didactic; they are hand gestures designed to convey a message.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my soul. -Rumi Quote-Inspirational Quotes-Erica Massaro, EDMPoetryPhotography on Etsy.
Imagine how much better off the world would be if we understood this: The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply. Active listening is the most important part of active communication.