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Namaste - Meaning and Usage
The term Namaste is commonly used within new-age, yoga and reiki circles. It is a respectful greeting, both as a welcome and a saying good-bye. This Sanskrit word was brought to the western world by spiritual seekers in India and Nepal. Iā€™m sure it has become...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Buddha and Reiki: A Personal Experience
The Buddha and Reiki are in a beautiful way related in my life. Perhaps not so amazing, since the man who discovered Reiki, Mikao Usui, was a Japanese Buddhist. About three years ago I bought a bronze with gold plated Buddha statue in Ladakh. It sits on my...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki

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Locked away to namaste: Yoga and Shakespeare inside California prisons
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Namaste! Watch Hannah and Savanna Hilariously Try to Do Yoga on L.A. Clippers ...
In this hilarious clip from Thursday's episode of L.A. Clippers Dance Squad, Hannah Cormier and Savanna Read take a break from dancing to hit up a yoga class for a little peace and relaxation.
Why white people need to stop saying 'namaste'
I'm a Hindi speaking Hindu girl from Mumbai. Namaste is my way of greeting Hindi speaking elders in my hometown Melbourne or a way of saying hello to most people back in India. But hearing namaste chanted by the white yoga instructor to a predominantly ...
Namaste: Metro Detroit Ranked #1 in Country for Starting a Yoga Studio
Namaste: Metro Detroit Ranked #1 in Country for Starting a Yoga Studio. Article_landing_16070290183_79152c2306_b_21547. Photo/art by Malik M.
Georgia Parents Want to Ban 'Namaste' from Classroom Yoga
According to an e-mail sent out by Bullard principal Patrice Moore, students will no longer be able to say ā€œNamasteā€ when practicing yoga, nor put their hands by their hearts.

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