Namaste


The word námaste comes from the Sanskrit “namas” which means reverence, adoration, the “te” is the dative of the personal pronoun “tuam”, námaste is an expression of greeting from South Asia or the southern subregion of Asia that includes the countries included between iran and burma who is originally from india. It is used in different Buddhist traditions, which is a philosophical and religious doctrine, as well as in many cultures in Asia, as a hello or goodbye in the Spanish language, to greet, say goodbye, request, give thanks, show respect or veneration, which is the worship that is rendered. to the sacred

They do this by lowering their heads a little with their palms open and together in front of their chest, in a prayer position. In India, the movements of the faces or the hands express a great sense of respect, that calls for the idea that all people share the essence, the same energy, the same universe, so that the action has a very peaceful force. strong.

In this area namaste is used in yoga, the instructor and superior shows that the person practicing yoga is a servant who is the salaried person who works in the housework, servant and the gesture means I bow to you. The meaning of itself is to make a greeting.

In namaste, to know how to greet, you can do it with your hands together in front of your chest and with a slight tilt of your head to indicate deep respect. In addition, the hands can be placed in front of the forehead, and in the case of reverence to a god or holiness, the hands are placed completely above the head.