Bumper stickers, body art, t-shirts, yoga magazines… you’ve seen the symbol but what does it mean?
Om, pronounced AUM is the sound of Creation. Everything that Was, Everything that Is, and Everything that Shall Be. The past, the present and the future wrapped up into this 3-part sound. Om is also believed to be the sound of everything individually at its neutral. So for example, the sound of your partner snoring at night should really sound like “Om”, “Om”, “Om”, ok I guess that was a stretch…the phone ringing in the background, or the breath you take, the hum of the computer. Can you find the hint of “Om” in it? When we chant OM or AaUuMm we bring ourselves back to our neutral energy, bringing relief from sluggishness or hyperness. We also tap into something that transcends beyond this moment in time. We bond with the before, the now, and the after. Read more