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What is om mean

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Asked by Laxmikant Jain, 04 Jan '13 04:18 pm
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Om or Aum is of paramount importance in Hinduism. This symbol (as seen in the image on the right) is a sacred syllable representing Brahman, the impersonal Absolute of Hinduism omnipotent, omnipresent, and the source of all manifest existence. Brahman, in itself, is incomprehensible; so a symbol becomes mandatory to help us realize the Unknowable. Om, therefore, represents both the unmanifest (nirguna) and manifest (saguna) aspects of God. That is why it is called pranava, to mean that it pervades life and runs through our prana or breath.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 04 Jan '13 04:26 pm

 
  
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The ancient syllable "OM" is the shortest of the Mantras and in Indian tradition it is a word suggestive of God.

The scriptures tell us that "OM" is the planets primordial vibration from which the entire universe has arisen. All other sounds are contained within it.

It is believed that "OM" is the mother of all languages. Repetition of "OM" enables us to maintain mental and emotional calmness, overcome obstacles and enable understanding.

An analysis of "OM" as it is written in Sanskrit shows that it is made up of A, U, M and a symbol representing resonance. So "OM" has four aspects.

The first is A, a sound that comes from the belly, is formed in the open throat, and is voiced with the mouth open. As with many alphabets, A is the first letter of the Sanskrit alphabet.
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Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 04 Jan '13 04:29 pm

 
  
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OM is an universal word the existence of every biological factor
Answered by QUEENIE ELLY, 04 Jan '13 04:29 pm

 
  
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OM is generally pronounced as A U M .......... when we chant this , no one can say from where this sound produces ......... it never touch to any part of our human body and comes spontaneously from the inner part of the body where the screat of creation stays i.e is known as BRAHMA .......... when we chant AUM it creta the vibration in our body that means all the 5 sense are being active .......... so AUM is nothing but the BRAHMA ........
Answered by pradeep mishra, 04 Jan '13 04:28 pm

 
  
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Short cut to name,fame and money
Answered by Brinda Sapat, 04 Jan '13 04:19 pm

 
  
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The scriptures tell us that "OM" is the planets primordial vibration from which the entire universe has arisen. All other sounds are contained within it.
Answered by anantharaman, 04 Jan '13 06:20 pm

 
  
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Om Hindu peace symbol
Answered by kanthesha, 04 Jan '13 04:39 pm

 
  
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