Posted by: eveyoga | February 8, 2011


It was just as well I didn’t encounter the gesture of “Namaste” until I’d been doing yoga for many years. I would have lumped it in the general category of oogie-boogie or perhaps associated it with a religious practice.

When the word Namaste was finally explained to me, I embraced the practice of it and have included it in my yoga classes ever since.

Just in case Namaste has become a perfunctory gesture for you, here’s a beautiful description which may infuse the practice with new meaning.

I honour the place in you where the entire universe resides.

I honour the place in you of love, of light, of truth, of peace.

I honour the place within you where if you are in that place in you and I am in that place in me, there is only one.




  1. Namaste, Eve.
    Beautiful photo.

  2. Thank you, Lindy. It was taken by a professional photographer on my 60th birthday. XO Eve

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