What do Jai Bhagwan and Namasté mean?
“Jai Bhagwan is Gujarati and translated directly means victory to the light. Jai Bhagwan is a Gujarati salutation used both as a greeting and farewell. Namasté literally means I bow to you and it is also used as a greeting and farewell. While both salutations have very simple meanings and translations, they are also both full of subtler meaning. Jai Bhagwan can also be said to mean “victory to our glorious/divine nature!” Namasté can similarly be said to mean “I respect/honor/revere you/us/that which makes us both divine” In both cases, the hands are placed in prayer position (palms pressed together, fingers pointing up) and generally placed in front of the heart.