Power of chanting “OM” mantra over body and soul.

What is ‘OM’?

“OM” is a sacred sound and a spiritual icon in Indian religions. It is also a mantra in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. In Hinduism, it is considered a syllable containing the essence of the ultimate reality, or consciousness. Chanting “OM” is believed to have various spiritual benefits and is often used in meditation and yoga practices. Additionally, “OM” is sometimes used more broadly in popular culture to represent a universal or cosmic sound.

Om connects all the living being to nature and the universe . Regularly chanting the Om mantra can have a positive impact on physical, mental, and emotional health.

What happens to your body when you chant “Om”?

The OM chanting consisting of the three letters A, U, and M covering the whole process of articulation has shown to enhance parasympathetic nervous system activity (high HF power), promoting relaxation and calmness. This increased relaxation and calmness are associated with years of experience in yoga practice.

What is the magic of chanting “OM”?

When chanting OM, let O represent the past. The One Outcome that Occurred each instant of your life to lead you to where you are and who you are at this exact moment in time. In other words, once something is in the past, it boils down to the One thing that was, out of all the things that could have been.

Benefits of Chanting OM:

Physical health : Improves respiratory and cardiovascular health, boosts the immune system, and reduces blood pressure

Mental health : Improves focus and concentration, calms the mind, and reduces stress and anxiety

Emotional health : Promotes positivity and emotional well-being

Spiritual growth : Enhances self-awareness, self-acceptance, and spiritual growth

Connection with the Divine : In Hinduism, OM is considered a representation of the ultimate reality or divine consciousness. Chanting it is believed to establish a connection with the divine and promote a sense of oneness with the universe.

Mindfulness and Focus : The rhythmic chanting of OM can serve as a form of meditation, helping individuals focus their minds and achieve a state of mindfulness. It provides a point of concentration that can lead to mental clarity and inner peace.

Vibration and Energy : The sound vibrations produced during the chanting of OM are thought to have a positive impact on the body’s energy centers (chakras). It is believed to balance and align these energy centers, promoting physical and mental well-being.

Stress Reduction : Chanting OM may help reduce stress and anxiety. The meditative aspect of chanting can induce a state of relaxation, calming the mind and promoting a sense of tranquility.

Spiritual Growth: Practitioners believe that regular chanting of OM can contribute to spiritual growth and self-realization. It is seen as a tool for inner exploration and a means to go beyond the surface level of consciousness.

What happens if we chant “OM” daily?

It makes you calmer, happier and healthier. It improves concentration, memory and focus. It reduces blood pressure and maintains a healthy rhythmic heartbeat. It has a profound impact on reducing stress and anxiety.

Why is “OM” chanting so powerful?

Because OM is recognized as the basic sound of the universe, chanting it symbolically and physically tunes us into that sound and acknowledges our connection to everything in the world and the universe. The rhythmic pronunciation and vibrations have a calming effect on the body and the nervous system.

Correct way to chant “OM” mantra

  1. To start with, close your eyes and sit cross-legged in a straight posture.
  2. Then slowly take a long breath, hold it for a second or two and exhale.
  3. With the next breath, start making an “Ooo” sound and stretch it halfway.
  4. Now while exhaling the air, bring your lips together to make the sound of “Mmmmm”. Stretch the sound as long as you can.

It has already been mentioned that OM mantra recitation produces different vibrations in your body that reaches from head to toe.

  • The narration of ‘A’ produces an “AAA” vibration that is felt in the stomach, chest and spinal cord region.
  • Meanwhile, chanting the syllable ‘U’ produces “OOO” vibrations. This vibration resonates in your chest. It also creates vibration in the throat and middle part of the body.
  • Lastly, chanting the syllable ‘M’, produces the humming sound of “MMM” in the nasal and brain region. The vibration helps in healing the upper part of the body too.

This way, the cosmic energy of Om Mantra resonates through a person’s whole body hence refreshing it from within to bring positivity to your life.

Some more benefits:

  • The best benefit of Chanting the OM mantra is environmental purification. The mantra tends to purify the environment around you so as to help you create a positive atmosphere for yourself.
  • Your bond with the universe – and thus its energies – tend to increase if you chant the OM mantra with devotion.
  • Chanting the OM Mantra helps you concentrate better.
  • As OM Mantra is said to have self-healing powers, the mantra not only energies you but also improves your immunity.
  • The chanting of the OM Mantra produces a vibration in the vocal cord of the native. The vibrations open up the sinuses to clear the airways.
  • The chanting of the OM mantra brings the native into the meditational state, which helps bring relaxation to the mind, body and soul.
  • The chanting of the OM mantra not only benefits the native who chants it but also those around him as the vibration flows in all the directions.
  • When you chant the OM mantra, you enter into a state of relaxation. The coating thus aids better heart activity and slows down your blood pressure. These are some of the cardiovascular benefits of chanting the OM mantra.
  • Om chanting is a good exercise if you want to strengthen your vocal cords. It gives strength to the muscles around your vocal chord, which is very helpful during old age.
  • Astrologers suggest that the native must rub his or her hands while chanting the OM mantra and keep on different parts of the body as doing so heals or activates those body parts.
  • Through chanting the OM mantra, you form a firm control over your emotions. This helps the native have better control over his emotions. This is for someone who has anger issues or gets irritated easily.
  • Regular chanting of the OM Mantra aids your spiritual journey to greater happiness and positivity. However, this shall only happen to those who chant the mantra regularly for a longer period of time with the correct techniques involved.
  • One of the best ways to chant the OM mantra is in a group. When the mantra is chanted in a group, the effects of it are amplified, and this will produce immense positive vibrations.
  • Believe it or not, it is a major belief among astrologers that chanting the OM mantra is healthy for the skin as it helps it cleanse it. The internal positive energy that the Mantra chanting creates in the native ends up reflecting externally with a sunny glow on your face and body.
  • Another health benefit of chanting the OM Mantra is that it helps strengthen the spinal cord by creating the vibration sound of Aaaa.
  • The sound uuu is created by vocal cords, which benefit the thyroid glands.
  • Astrologers suggest that if you are in the spiritual eye while chanting the OM Mantra, your eyesight will start improving, which, honestly, is something we all need these days.

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