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Glossar (Englisch)


gassho (gasshō 合掌)

Literally, "joined" (gatsu 合) "palms" (shō 掌). A gesture of reverence, respect, or supplication. Hold both hands together, with arms slightly away from chest and fingertips aligned with end of nose; fingertips should be held at about same height as nose.