Aum by Sri Chinmoy

What is the meaning of AUM? AUM is a syllable that has a special significance and a creative power. AUM is the Mother of all mantras. When we chant AUM, what actually happens is that we bring down peace and light from above and create a universal harmony within and without us. When we repeat […]

Power of Om # 2

The Mystic Science of Om / Glory of Om in Scriptures / The Power of Chanting OM By Swami Jyotirmayananda Om is a combination of the Sanskrit letters “a,” “u,” “m” and an ardha matra or half-syllable. When students see the word transliterated as “a-u-m,” in an attempt to be careful to pronounce it correctly, […]

Power of Om # 1

The Mystic Science of Om / Glory of Om in Scriptures / The Power of Chanting OM By Swami Jyotirmayananda Om is a combination of the Sanskrit letters “a,” “u,” “m” and an ardha matra or half-syllable. When students see the word transliterated as “a-u-m,” in an attempt to be careful to pronounce it correctly, […]

Swami Vivekananda on Om

�The goal of the universe is to realize oneness with the �Om� or One Existence.� (Jnana Yoga, section III) �Om is the greatest [mantra], meaning the Absolute.� (The Four Paths of Yoga) �The underlying reality of nature, soul, and God is Brahman; but It (Brahman) is unseen, until we bring It out. It may be […]

Meditation on Om

By Swami Sivananda Japa, chanting, and meditation on Om are the most important portions of the Vedantic Sadhana.�the state of turiya, Brahman, the atman and Om are one. Om is an embodiment of the essence of the whole of the Vedas.�The whole essence of the Vedas is compressed in the symbol of Om. This symbol […]