The power of leaving a hand- or footprint.

A couple of people were taken with the notion, mentioned in my review of "Faith and Empire," that by making a foot- or handprint, one creates a permanent link with the object, the way, say, the shroud that wrapped a saint's body becomes a relic. Credit goes to ┬áKathryn Selig Brown, a scholar of Tibetan … Continue reading The power of leaving a hand- or footprint.