Definitions for "MAHAMUDRA"
The Great Symbol. An ultimate meditation practice in which all experience is transmuted into transcendental knowledge combined with skilful means.
Tib. Chakgya chenpo] Great seal, Great symbol, one of the four mudras (gya zhi), the most direct practice for realizing one's buddha nature. A system of teachings which is the basic view of Vajrayana practice according to the Sarma or 'new' schools of Kagyu.
Literally means "great seal" or "great symbol." This meditative transmission is especially emphasized in the Kagyu school.