Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The syllable Om


The syllable Om1, also known as Aum and Pranava, is the most sacred symbol of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism. It is used both as a symbol and as a sound in religious worship, ritual chanting, performance of sacraments and rituals, yoga and tantra. In Hinduism it is venerated as Brāhman in the form of word (askshara) and sound (sabda).

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