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Aum

Aum

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This is the Sanskrit visual representation of the primordial sound of AUM, sometimes written as OM. The reason for the AUM version is that the sound is a synthesis of the first (A), middle (U) and last (M) letters of the Sanskrit alphabet. It is said that the yogis hear this sound at the Anahata or heart-chakra when they meditate. It is sometimes referred to as the anahata-shabd (heart-chakra-sound). It can be 'reproduced' by gently rubbing a stick in a circular motion around the base of a solid metal bell. Eventually the entire room begins to pulsate with the most beautiful sound. Try it!

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