Bending the forefinger of the Sikhara pose and placing it over the thumb in a pressing position, forms Kapittha pose. 

Kapittha is used for representing Lakshmi, Sarasvati, grasping the cymbals, milking the cows, collyrium, holding the flowers during amorous sport, the edge of upper garment, gathering cloth, waving lights or offering incense and fanning. 

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