Why people worshiped the icons that yourself have made?

And what is so incomprehensible or reprehensible? The icon essentially exists to ensure that people do not dream your own way, and looked for a certain and prayed. For ordinary people, for ancient people in Russia even the imagination was bad available, so the icon they needed. In Buddhism there are, for example, the Yidams, they are not identical to the icons, the purpose rather as an object for meditation, but the essence of something is the same.
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