Tag: OM

  • Om Mantra Sources, Meaning, Significance, Origin

    The omkaaram mantra is chanted to acknowledge one of the most powerful principles of hinduism which is OM. The Upanisads say that the word OM represents the inter-breath, i.e. the gap between the in-breath and the out-breath. OM is the same entity as Brahman.

  • OM or AUM – The Seed Sound – The Beginning

    AUM or ओम् originally ओं = आं , which may be derived from आ, a word of solemn affirmation and respectful assent, sometimes translated by ” yes , verily , so be it “ it is placed at the commencement of most Hindu works, most mantras and shlokas, and as a sacred exclamation may be uttered…