Definitions

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  • noun A common transliteration of , the sacred syllable in Hinduism.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit .

Examples

  • * See Vastu Living: Creating a Home for the Soul for a full explanation of the significance and symbolism attached to the word aum and each of its letters.

    The Power of Vastu Living

  • The sound is identified with a sacred word: in Hinduism the word is aum and in Buddhism, it is om.

    The Power of Vastu Living

  • That can mean simply repeating the word "aum" or "om" three or so times.

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  • * Assets under management ( 'aum') at 30 September 2009 up 27% at US$1. 9BN

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  • Melody gradually emerges from the chaos - all the while, a sustained low D, the eternal 'aum', the sound of creation, pervades the whole piece.

    BBC Blog Network

  • French architectural firm aum designed the Biscuit House.

    The Biscuit House by aum

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    The Biscuit House by aum

  • Happily, in the merry company of some beautiful knitters, I was able to say bon courage — aum aum aum, rip, and recover.

    Extra-muros

  • Knowing this and chanting the mantra aum, the atma can graduate from the material University, reenter the effulgent Brahman atmosphere, and then merge into Its Nature which, it turns out, is identical with our own.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • The om aum vibration is the original name of the Supreme Being, the vibratory Avatar, from which all eternity emerges and returns, materially and transcendentally.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

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  • WeirdNet has in mind Aum Shinrikyo; on its own Aum/Om is �?, a term of art in Indian religious traditions.

    December 1, 2008