El Estoque

Cross pollinating culture

Cross pollinating culture

Aditi Dixit and Annie Zhang

September 27, 2019

Namaste, similar to “hello,” is a customary greeting used by many Indians as a sign of respect towards elders or those of a higher social status. The word is derived from Sanskrit, an ancient Indo-Aryan language, and translates to “I bow to you.” In a Western context, the salutation is exch...