Meditation to the Sound of “OM”
OM, or AUM, is a sacred sound and a spiritual symbol in Indian religions. It signifies the essence of the ultimate reality, or consciousness.
According to Elaisa Jade, a meditation teacher and founder of the blog Your Mindful, the OM sound is great for tapping into the heart chakra which is associated with love and compassion. It is also connected to the crown chakra (associated with enlightenment and wisdom) and the 3rd eye (associated with intuition) chakra. Although commonly spelled OM, the mantra (mantra is a motivating chant repeated over and over as a point of focus) actually consists of three letters: a, u, and m. In the Hindo tradition OM is the highest sacred symbol.
The word OM is so powerful that this single word can produce powerful and positive vibrations which allows us to feel the entire universe. Amit Flay says “You are a cosmic flower. OM chanting is the process of opening the psychic petals of that flower.” Ashwin Saughi states “OMniscient, OMnipotent, and OMnipresent all begin with OM.” Herman Hesse reflects “Om is the Bow, the Arrow is the Soul.” An anonymous quote states “Om represents the infinite energy of divinity and depicted how we can all live in a world of harmony.”
I invite you to meditate to the sound of OM.
Find yourself in a comfortable sitting position with your back straight and and legs and hands uncrossed.
Breathe up from your stomach to your forehead.
Hold the breath for four counts before releasing back down to your stomach. Repeat nine times very slowly and deliberately.
Prepare to recite the following affirmations, and after each affirmation complete it with the sound of OM.
I AM at One with the vibration of source energy, the ALL of ALL that is…”OM”
I AM abundant and unlimited in every area of my life…”OM”
I AM radiantly healthy, experiencing the energy and vitality of the divine flowing through me as me…”OM”
I AM enjoying the total expression of all my unique talents…”OM”
I AM living the full expression of my life’s purpose…”OM”
I AM attracting and enjoying loving and caring people into my life…”OM”
I AM released from all ways of being, thinking, believing and acting that do not serve my highest good…”OM”
I AM courageous is all areas of my life…”OM”
I AM at Peace…”OM”
I AM THAT...I AM…”OM”
Experience the vibration of the OM.
Acknowledge this amazing and powerful connection with the spirit and energy of the source of all creation through the sound of OM.
Allow yourself to give thanks for the opportunity to be at one with all that is possible by chanting OM.
Be grateful for being blessed by the power of OM.
Release the OM into the action of the spirit of all creation.
And So It Is...