Use of “OM”

Om or Aum is the basis of all sounds, the universal symbolic word for divinity. Hence every
mantra begins with Om, connecting our thoughts with divinity.
Aum became the sacred word in Vedas, Hum of the Tibetans, Amin of the Muslims, and
Amen of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Jews and Christians. Amen in Hebrew means “Sure”
and “Faithful”. Aum is the all-pervading sound emanating from the Invisible Cosmic Vibration
(Holy Ghost of Christians), God in His aspect of Creator; the “Word” of the Bible, the voice of
the creation, testifying the divine presence in every atom. Aum can be heard within you
(Anahata) as you plug your ears, close your eyes, and focus on the sound that is vibrating
within your body. In biological terms, it is the sound of the inner function of the body that
includes the heartbeat.
In the imagination of the prehistoric sages, Om originated as the primordial sound, the sound
that took place at the time of the Creation of the Universe, which t


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