You’ve heard “Namaste” in your yoga class. What does it really mean ?
If you visit Nepal, Bhutan and some parts of India, it replaces “Hello” and “Good-bye” It truly is one of the loveliest greetings in the world. "Nama" means bow, "as" means I, and "te" means you. Therefore, "Namaste" literally means "I bow to you." The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is a greeting or ackno