Where does folding hands in prayer come from?

What do the praying hands symbolize?

Praying hands symbolize obedience, submission, sincerity, repentance, veneration and respect in regard to one’s higher power. While the familiar praying hands posture of hands held pressed together in front of one’s heart is often associated with Christianity, it is also used by Jews, Hindus and Buddhists.

Who created the Praying Hands?

What does it mean to fold hands?

fold one’s hands

to bring one’s hands together, palm to palm, with the fingers interlocking; to grasp one’s hands together, palm to palm, perpendicular to one another.

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