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The typical gesture of the devotee before an image of a god, or a living guru, and the gesture of respectful greeting in general. It involves placing the hands together, palms slightly hollowed, and holding them in front of one's chest. They may be raised to the forehead (a gesture known as añjalibandhana) as a mark of supplication.

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