Namaste ~ I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells.
I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace.
When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me,
we are one.

The word Namaste is derived from Sanskrit (primary liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism) and is a combination of two words, “Namaḥ” and “te”.  It is a common spoken greeting or salutation originating from India and Nepal.  When spoken to another person, it is commonly accompanied by a slight bow made with hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointed upwards, in front of the heart. This gesture, called Anjali Mudra or Pranamasana, can also be performed wordlessly and carries the same meaning.

Marji Lang Photography (Thank you!)


2 thoughts on “Namaste

  1. It is beautiful how words and their sounds transform from one language to the other: “Namaste” ofcourse written differently but pronounced exacly this way, in Greek means “Here we are” 🙂

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