Delhi students Namaste March to ward off Coronavirus

Up with the Indian Culture! Down with the Corona Vulture!

New Delhi, 17th March 2020 : Namaste, the Indian way of greetings has gained momentum, regardless of cultural geographies all across the world with coronavirus originating reportedly from the seafood market of China and making inroads into almost 100 countries on earth. The very traditional Namaste, the cultural lifestyle of Indian ethos once often substituted by Western greetings like handshaking, hugging, kissing or as such, has turned out to be a preventive measure in the wake of deadly Covid-19 outbreak which has been termed as a pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO). With the entry of the concept of globalization in the early ’90s, western lifestyles began to eat into the Indian socio-cultural practices. Those protectors who came out with iron hands to defend the Indian cultural traditions and drive out western cultural attacks were often faced with strong opposition from within the country. Adding to that, those Indian intellectual votaries were often looked down and branded as a rustic, hackneyed and anti-progressive school of thoughts. But on the sharp contrast note, people irrespective of their social settings all across are turning to the use of Namaste for the protection of their lives.  Now what seems to be ringing a bell all around is to distance yourself from the western greetings that are prone to the contagion of the virus. Those sitting in the apex chairs of different countries like American president Donald Trump or Prince Charles from England in spite of themselves have come forward to vouch for the Namaste culture that hardly allows any physical contacts but is steeped in love and respect of the highest degree one can think of. Until yesterday the top communication skills trainer Dr Birbal Jha, who has been making much of handshaking while training in social graces and Spoken English has taken to streets, asking people to shake it off and adopt the traditional Namaste culture that is gaining currency and social trends. Now the noted author Dr Birbal Jha is on a mission of making people aware of how to ward off coronavirus as there is there no sure cure to…

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Will Namaste or Corona Virus Ever Rule the World?

Namaste And Corona Virus: A Simple (But Complete) Guide Namaste is both preventive and curative in case of coronavirus With the havoc of coronavirus, a contagious disease all around, people in common seem to be scared of it. They have a strong reason to be concerned in want of no sure cure. However, we can’t keep our fingers crossed saying that what can’t be cured must be endured. Rather, we need to realize the adage – an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Namaste And Corona Virus: Things You Didn’t Know. A virus is spread through coming into contacts with others, more particularly with air and droplets of sneezing, sniffling or spitting. English Greetings that allow handshakes, hugging, kissing or other physical contacts are apt to cause a virus-like corona. It has taken the lives of more than 3,000 people of China from where the killer infection has stemmed out and outspread all across the world. Bat soup is reported to be the root cause.  Media reports suggest that it has made an inroad into populous India also. Then, it is national as well as international concern. Take it from me, for precautionary and corrective measures India can lead the world, showing how Indian ways of greetings and lifestyles are both preventive and curative at this juncture of the global crisis. In pursuit of prevention is better than cure, what is needed to be done is to revert to or adopt the Indian practices of social graces, etiquette and lifestyles. Avoiding non veg food is more advisable in this situation. Namaste, a respectful greeting is said when a meeting a person or parting from him or her. This exclamation of salutation is derived from namaskar, an Indian tradition of greetings or showing a gesture of respect to others. When doing so, we bring our palms together either before the face or chest, tilting our head slightly without coming into any physical contacts at all. This Namaste system is derived from the Rig Veda, one of the four epics of an ancient Indian scripture. An advisory has been…