Namaste, sometimes spoken as namaskar and namaskaram, is a Hindu customary, non-contact form of respectfully greeting and honoring the opposite person or group, used at any time of day. Today, it is found on the Nepal and Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and among the Indian diaspora worldwide. The gesture is widely used as a greeting in the parts of Southeast Asia where Indian religions are strong. Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest. This gesture is called añjali mudrā; the standing posture incorporating it is pranamasana.
Vrikshasana is also known as Tree Pose. Vrikshasana is a balancing asana. It is one of the very few standing poses in medieval hatha yoga and remains popular in modern yoga as exercise.
Vrikhasana is a standing asana that improves balance, focus, and mental clarity. The name comes from the Sanskrit vrikhsa means "tree," and asana means"pose."This asana requires the practitioner to stand on one leg with the other leg bent so the footrests on .
The word ‘Namaskar’ is derived from the Sanskrit root word "namaha" meaning paying obeisance (Namaskar) or salutation. It is believed to be started in India as a gesture to respect elders, salute gods, goddesses, Rishis, and so on. There are different kind of mudras that heal different parts of our body.
Steps to do Namaste Mudra
1. Keep your hand on chest in namaste mudra.
2. Fingertips of both hands should touch respective fingers.
3. Certain hollow space is to .