907: What the Heck is Om, Anyway?


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In the past I have mentioned that whenever you watch a TV show that depicts a person meditating, it seems like they are always chanting.  Most times the depiction is a caricature, a satire.  Every time, regardless of character, they are chanting..."om".  But what the heck does it mean?  I think it's time we get into it.

Links from the Episode:

The Meaning of OM by Kripalu

What you will learn in this episode:

  • What the word OM means
  • How OM is pronounced and why it is chanted
  • Where OM originated


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