Consider this quotation on the bodily gesture of bowing. Read it attentively a few times and see which word, phrase or image grabs your attention the most. Then scan your life and try to recall moments when you witnessed someone bowing, or times when you yourself engaged in the act of bowing. What does it mean to you?
We bow to the cross on the altar as a sign of respect for this symbol of faith… We bow to our cushion (zafus) because that is our own calvary – the place where we d...See More