Indian Namaste: Do's and Dont's


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. A classic Namaste is executed when hands are   .

  2. The fingers are   .

  3. Hinduism believes that God   in everyone.

  4. The gesture means "I am bowing down to the   in you."

  5. It is a sign of   when greeting an elderly person.

  6. It is used to   blessing from a teacher.

  7. Use   wisely and don't go around saying Namaste to everyone you meet.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you use a particular word or greeting? If yes, please explain its meaning.

  2. How do you usually greet an elderly person? A teacher? Your friends?


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