A way of eating with all five fingers tightly knitted together. It signifies the infinite possibilities that food holds and invokes the cosmic memory of the first food we had as child.
The act of tasting or sampling food with forefinger, mid-finger and thumb tightly pinched. It is used to mete out spices and condiments in cooking and helps us to exercise firm discretion around food.
The grace with which the five fingertips form a petal around the food is spellbinding. A beautiful way to eat solid food like rice and vegetables.
In absolute balance, the thumb, forefinger and midfinger come together to pick up slender pieces of food. Creates context for taking in food that is small in quality yet has significant potential.
In one swift move, all the five fingers are used to crouch around firm and solid food. Taking in by the palmful is a joy, including eating fruits like apple, mango or even a ball of rice.
The finesse with which the fingertips are used to take a small amount of food, fitting neatly within the base of four fingers. It ensures only the appropriate quantity of food goes in every morsel!