Thursday, 29 May 2014

Bowing as a Buddhist Practice

Bowing as a Buddhist Practice

by Barbara O'Brien

Bowing is found in all Buddhist traditions. There are standing bows, bending at the waist with palms together. There are many sorts of full prostrations, sometimes touching one's forehead to the floor, sometimes stretching the entire body out on the floor.
This article will address two basic questions about bowing as a Buddhist practice -- why and how.

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