Tibetan Buddhist monks greet strangers who come to their temples with the question: Welcome friend, from what noble spiritual tradition do you come? Throughout Asian countries like India and Nepal, the salutation on everyone's lips is "Namastae," accompanied by a bow with hands together as in prayer. Namastae means "I salute the God within you."

Paula Hardin in What Are You Doing with the Rest of Your Life? by Paula Hardin


To Practice This Thought:
Bow — outwardly or inwardly — to everyone you meet.


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