Chinese Custom: how to KOWTOW 🙇‍♂️🙇‍♀️ how to BOW – and when to use them

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Chinese Custom: how to KOWTOW 🙇‍♂️🙇‍♀️ how to BOW – and when to use them

 

According to the book Rites of Zhou, which was written around the 2nd century BC, there are nine major types of kowtow and three major types of bowing. This video will show you a step-by-step tutorial on how to kowtow, how to bow, when to use them, and how to do them properly. The tradition of kowtowing and bowing is based on the core of Chinese people’s conduct and thinking – 禮 (Lǐ). It has multiple definitions: propriety, rites, Chinese ritual, Chinese custom, Chinese etiquette, Chinese manner, Chinese courtesy, etc.

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