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Teaching Why "Namaste" Has Become the Perfect Pandemic Greeting

Why "Namaste" Has Become the Perfect Pandemic Greeting

Hands over the heart in prayer pose. A little bow of the head. A gesture of respect. An acknowledgement of our shared humanity. And no touching. People around the world are ditching handshakes and hugs because of the coronavirus. As a result, namaste is becoming the perfect pandemic greeting.

Jeremy David Engels, Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Penn State
The Conversation


Why does the author believe that "namaste" is the perfect pandemic greeting?


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