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Science Behind Touching The Feet Of Elders

Science Behind Touching The Feet Of Elders

In Indian culture it is customary to bend down and touch the feet of elders as greeting. It is said that by doing this you acquire intellect, knowledge, strength and fame. There is a scientific reason behind this analysis. The body is store house of energy - negative and positive.

Feet Negative Positive Energy

The left side represents negative energy, the right the positive energy. When we bend down and touch the feet of our elders it indicates that we are surrendering our ego at their feet. This give rise to Karuna or compassion within them. As we touch their feet this energy is passed on to us thus also creating an instant liking between two hearts and minds.

Touch feet transmitting energy

The nerves from the brain are spread out through the body and when and when we touch another person it forms a circuit there by transmitting energy from one person to the other. We become the receiver and the other person is the giver of energy.

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