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Significance of chanting OM Mantra
The three excerpts from our ancient Indian texts – ‘Purana, itihasa, and Vedas’ – all explain OM and its meaning. We’ve all heard of OM as a mantra to chant. But how many of us are aware of the significance of chanting, or of the essence of OM?
OM isn’t merely a chant we’re meant to recite. It’s neither; it’s just a syllable or a letter from the Sanskrit language. In truth, Sanskrit belongs to OM. Every language in this universe, whether human or animal, or every sensation. Every perceptible or invisible vibration has its genesis in OM.
Every component of this creation is OM. Everything visible to us, everything cognizable to us, everything that comes within the scope of our sensitive awareness belongs to OM. That is how inclusive and expansive the syllable OM stands for. The meaning of OM is that everything in this world has a name and/or everything in this world is designated by a word that we call a noun.
So, anytime you hear that noun, an item that matches to that noun impulsively springs to mind. Similarly, Om represents something equal to its own meaning and all that is Ishwara (The God). Ishwara is more than only a divinity in human form, such as “Lord Shri Rama” or “Shri Krishna.” Not even the gods who reside in the temples. All of them are the corporeal or resourceful manifestations of the Supreme Consciousness, and OM represents or denotes that Supreme Consciousness because its dominance extends beyond eternity, beyond appearance, and beyond all other experiences.
Om is increasingly prevalent. Om is all around you. It is the conscious of everything and is prominent everywhere. It has existed throughout all of time. That is how expansive Ishwara is. To illustrate this, we cannot use a word from a specific language that is restricted to a specific country, religion, or location. Such a comprehensive phenomenon or form of Awareness necessitates a comprehensive term that may adequately represent it. Which is why the meaning of the word om is Ishwara.
The Power and the Sound of OM
Om is one of the sounds that the scriptures identify as an extremely sacred sound. So, whenever we commence anything new, whenever we begin again, starting with OM is a very auspicious beginning. Every name correlates to a certain item. Not only that, but every time you hear a name, the specific object comes to mind, and anytime that transpires, there is almost always a sensation linked with that entity.
Your mind has developed a strong link between those feelings and that specific object. Okay, so whenever you hear something that gets linked or activated, the object of OM indicates the Supreme Conscious experience, which is extremely broad in nature. When we chant Om, we are expected to envision solely the expansive form of Ishwara. Because when your Om chanting gets more significant it will be beneficial, and the final importance that I would want to call your attention to is that our mind is responsible for absorbing the energy and richness of the thing that it concentrates on.
That is why it is critical to carefully select the object of meditation in yoga practise or, for that matter, the object of focus in yoga practice. Because of this, we emphasize on Om meditation chanting, loud chanting, mind chanting, or superficially focused on Om. All of this is merely although the deeper your mind concentrates on om, the more it attempts to grasp, grab, or capture all of the glorious properties of om, which is really the aim of meditation, and the more your mind begins to do that.
We broaden our horizons. We begin to overcome all of the restricting emotions or previous habits that have bound us to a certain event. OM is also the most easily available method since you may say it loudly, in your thoughts, or without chanting in anyway. You can just concentrate on the element of OM; there are several degrees of practise which you can embrace with only one thing.
Traditionally, in practicing yoga also, we’re Practicing OM, it’s not just a mantra or a word that your tongue is reciting while you ‘re performing that strive to bring OM into your Conscious experience. Recognize the significance of OM such that your meditation is successful.