Hamsa

The Hamsa Hand is a universal sign of protection, power and strength that dates back to ancient Mesopotamia.
Known as the Hand of Fatima in Islam and Hand of Miriam in Judaism, it's believed to protect against against the evil eye and and all negative energies.




The word "Hamsa" means "five," representing the fingers of the right hand.
For Hindus and Buddhists, it symbolizes chakras, energy flow in the body, the five senses and the mudras that effect them.

Each finger connects to an element and chakra:

• Thumb- Fire element, solar plexus chakra
• Forefinger- Air element, heart chakra.
• Middle Finger- Ethereal elements, throat chakra.
• Ring Finger- Earth element, root chakra.
• Pinky Finger- Water element, sacral chakra.