Prostrations: Their Meaning and How To Do Them

Duration 19:29

When you visit Buddhist temples, you will often see people doing prostrations when they first enter a temple or before a ceremony. Prostrations have an important place in Buddhist practice, but it’s not always easy to appreciate this at the outset.

In this video, I explain the practice of prostrations to help demystify it, and I also demonstrate how to do prostrations across various Buddhist traditions.