OM is the ancient and sacred symbol, which represents the sound of all creationand it is the most sacred syllables, the first sound of Almighty – from which all sounds emanate. Of all the mantras, the most powerful and the significant one is the single-syllable incantation called the Pranava. This is the OM. AUM, OHM. The syllable OM has endless meaning, explanation and glorification and has more than hundred meanings and one of them is “Welcome to the God” It symbolizes infinite, eternal and is inclusive of all religions, caste, color and creed. Om is the main sound, from which all other sounds are produced, even the sound of mother.
AUM (OM, OHM) within Hinduism symbolizes the unborn non-dualistic, omnipresent, impersonal Absolute, which incorporates all forms of life. The sacred AUM symbol above represents both the unmanifest, nirguna, and manifest, saguna, aspects of the Absolute. By sound and form, AUM symbolizes
* A stands for Creation * U stands for Preservation* M stands for Destruction or dissolution
The three portions of AUM also represent to the three gunas, which are Rajas, Satvik and Tamas. It also indicates three parts of existence, heaven, earth and netherworld. Hence AUM is a part of divinity and represents as such to Trinity – Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. AUM is the sound of Sun, the sound of Light and the sound of assent (affirmation) and ascent as it has an upward movement and uplifts the soul.
Om or Aum is of paramount importance in Hinduism. is a sacred syllable representing Brahman, the impersonal Absolute of Hinduism If we chanted omkaram with correct intonation, it will derive the Godly power from the univerce into our body.. OHM has endless meaning, explanation and glorification.
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