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Through OM the Lord is met face to face .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00002 | RAMA राम
Science may not be able to explain this , but this is a fact which can be verified by experiment .
Woe unto science if it goes against the truth connected with the efficacy of the Sacred Syllable OM .
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Renounce within all desires and live repeating OM .
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OM is the divine punctuation of life ,
without it , one cannot breathe the divine breath .
Without it one dies .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00005 | RAMA राम
Throw away all books into the Ganges
And chant OM with every breath .
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The life in your breath is OM .
The sound which is the soul of your breath is OM .
This is then the most natural name for the Heaven within , the GOD , Supreme Spirit , that enlightens all spirits and all souls ; the Soul of all souls , the Life of all lives is OM .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00007 | RAMA राम
Meditate on OM ! And be a GIVER of peace to humanity and not an expectant seeker .
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Chant OM , OM . If you do that for a few moments , your whole being from head to foot becomes Light .
Why pray for Light when Light is your own Self ?
You become Light immediately .
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Happy is one who lives , moves and has one's being in OM .
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All the knowledge of the sacred scriptures of the Hindus was obtained when the writers of these volumes had thrown themselves into ecstasies by the humming of this syllable .
All the Vedanta , nay all the philosophy of the Hindus is simply an exposition of this syllable OM .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00011 | RAMA राम
If you walk alone , and if you are a thinker , there can be nothing more beneficial to you than to begin to chant OM when nobody is around .
As you walk and chant OM , you will see that the very atmosphere will inspire you and in you will be evoked wonderful and marvellous thoughts .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00012 | RAMA राम
The mantram OM does not belong to any special language .
Thinking it to be a Sanskrit word and not belonging to any other language , do not reject it . It is the name of GOD .
This syllable comes to you from within , nobody teaches you this syllable . It comes to you at birth .
The child's cry resembles remarkably the sound Oom , Om , Aam , a perverted form of OM .
The word OM comes from within to every child .
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The last word of the Greek language is Omega which has the prominence of OM .
Also , in the English words , omnipresent , omniscient and omnipotent , the eminence of OM is distinct .
The presence of OM in these words is not just by chance .
It is on account of the word OM that these words give the indication of universalism .
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While chanting OM , you must feel yourself to be one with this true " I AM " .
By this strong feeling , the mind is merged in the Reality . By this strong belief , by this living knowledge of the mind , the mind becomes , as it were , a bubble which bursts into the mighty Ocean of Reality .
This is the way to Realization ; this strong feeling , this living knowledge on the part of the mind laying hold of you , and dehypnotizing your false self , is the way to gain Truth , to free yourself .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00015 | SWAMI SIVANANDA
The Divine Name can bring you face to face with GOD .
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OM is the soul of your breath .
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OM represents all names of GOD , because OM is the substratum or the matrix or the basis of all sounds or names . In OM all names or sounds or words are included . OM is the greatest of all sounds or words . OM is the ocean into which all rivers of sounds , names , and words flow .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00018 | SWAMI SIVANANDA
Live and move in OM
Utter OM in each and every breath
Meditation on OM leads to the realization of Brahma Jnana .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00019 | SWAMI SIVANAND
Think of nothing other than OM .
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OM is the Name of Brahman . Through proper understanding of OM and its right significance , you can find out the way to approach and realize Brahman .
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Brahman is the highest of all . OM is Its name . So OM is to be adored . OM is everything . OM is the name or symbol of GOD , Ishwara , or Brahman . OM is your real name .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00022 | SWAMI SIVANANDA
All words that denote objects are centered in OM . Hence the whole world has come from OM , rests in OM and dissolves in OM . . . All the letters of the alphabets of all languages are contained in this mysterious , sacred monosyllable OM . Therefore , it is quite proper to regard OM as the symbol or name of Brahman .
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OM only is the solid Reality .
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OM is the common symbol . It will represent all the symbols of GOD . The common symbol OM , the basis of all sounds and all languages , represents all names and becomes the head of all names of GOD . . . Therefore worship OM . Live in OM . Meditate on OM . Merge in OM . Rejoice in OM .
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You will find in the Bible : " In the beginning was the word , and the word was with GOD and the word was GOD " .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00026 | SWAMI SIVANANDA
This is OM , the word of power . No one can exhaust the subject of this sacred Mantra OM even if they have the water of the oceans as ink and all the trees of the world as pens . Volumes have been written in the Sanskrit language on the significance of OM , the sacred and the mysterious monosyllable . . . All Vedas , all Vedanta , all the sacred scriptures of the Hindus are contained in OM .
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OM is the all-pervading sound that has come out of GOD . OM sound is the beginning of creation . OM has emanated from the cosmic vibration . OM is all in all .
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That imperishable Brahmic seat or ineffable splendor , that indefinable , inexhaustible , illimitable Essence which pervades the whole universe , that which is called the continuum or the residuum or the noumenon by the Western philosophers , that place where all speech stops , all thoughts cease , where the function of the intellect and all organs stop , is OM .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00029 | SWAMI SIVANANDA
Chant OM from the very bottom of your heart with profound feeling . When chanting OM , knowing its omniscience , omnipotence and omnipresence , feel that OM gushes forth with its true colour , from every nerve , every vein , every cell , every atom , every molecule , every electron and the very blood corpuscles of your body . Pour forth OM vibrations into the world with mighty vigor , speed , force and strength .
OM3BITES | PART 01 | BITE00030 | SWAMI KRISHNANANDA
"OM is the name of the Ultimate Reality " , says Patanjali in the Sutra . The name of GOD is OM ― It has no other name .
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As GOD is all-pervading , Its name also should be all-inclusive . It is an inarticulate universalised vibration . It is not actually a letter or a word , but a vibration .
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To practice this meditation according to the Mandukya Upanishad , be seated properly , without distractions , and chant
Take a deep breath and then chant
Aaauuuuummmmmmm , Aaauuuuummmmmmm , Aaauuuuummmmmmm , Aaauuuuummmmmmm , Aaauuuuummmmmmm .
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In a few seconds you will feel the difference . You feel as if you are a different person altogether . You are not the same body ; you were not even aware of that body for two seconds . It was melting , as it were , gradually melting .
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