Why do Hasidim sway when they pray?

I always wondered.

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  • Pj's
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    It helps the consentration during prayer.

    If one stands still, rigid, his prayers are going to be more empty, but they Hasidim tend to have much consentration during their prayer and that causes emotions to flow, thus the swaying to and fro.

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