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Wednesday, August 22, 2007
what is prayer?
When westerners think of prayer, we tend to think of kneeling with hands together and eyes shut. This is all wrong - praying with your hands together closes the minor chakras (centres of receptivity) in the hands. Orthodox Christians pray standing up, eyes open, hands outstretched.