Namaste: Etymology and Meanings

Namaste (pronounced Naa-ma-stay) is a greeting in the Hindi language from India. The ‘namaste’ greeting has become popular in recent years, especially among the New Age thinkers in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. In the West, the namaste greeting is often associated with the spirituality of India – and it can mean anything… [Read More]

A Brief History of Sanskrit

Anyone who has begun to explore spirituality or seek out the origin of particular words eventually runs into and ancient language called ‘Sanskrit’. The words ‘yoga’ and ‘chakras‘ trace their origin back to Sanskrit. Sanskrit is an ancient Indian language of special interest to many linguistic, historical, and religious circles. Although many consider Sanskritic a… [Read More]