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    Namaste

    Can I say namaste to any Asian person?

    Would anybody be offended by it?

    Rover

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    Re: Namaste

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Can I say namaste to any Asian person?

    Would anybody be offended by it?

    Rover
    You can use it with any Indian, they will know what you mean, but Muslims don't usually use it.

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    Re: Namaste

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You can use it with any Indian, they will know what you mean, but Muslims don't usually use it.
    You can use it in Nepal as well.

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    Re: Namaste

    You can use it with me, if you like, but I only know what it means because it's what my Buddhist yoga teacher said at the beginning of each class. I'm probably in a bit of a minority amongst white BrE speakers though!

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    Re: Namaste

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm probably in a bit of a minority amongst white BrE speakers though!
    You could be right there.

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