What do we mean when we say namaste?
What do we mean when we say namaste? It’s one of those things we do almost without thinking, at the start and end of a yoga class, palms pressed together at our hearts, bowing our heads. Some have even turned it into a piece of theatre at the end of a class, prostrating themselves to floor in a gesture intended to show complete humility and gratitude. I remember the first time someone explained to me what the gesture and the word actually meant. A teacher at Sampoorna - Yoga Teacher Training School in India told us that it was an [...]