|Modern Aum Water colour on paper|
|Green Om Razarts|
|Modern Aum Healing art|
|Different way Aum Om is written in languages|
The sanskrit symbol represents the four states of consciousness. This is just a symbolic division of the Om for explanation but it has to be written connecting all the parts.
|Description and correct way to write Om|
2) Dreaming swapna-
3) Deep sleep sushupti
4) Transcendental state turiya
5)World of illusion Maya that veils true awareness.
While the Tibetan Bells Drums have the first written word Om in their mantra Om Mani Padme Hum, there is always the sound, symbol in beginning of all Hindu ritual and religious practices.
|Tibetan Buddhist Temple Drums|
In the form of art, the symbol Aum has been battered a lot. The beautiful symbol has been written in so many different manners, but the sad part is most of the times it is left incomplete. The complete symbol is divided into specific pars and each part has its own symbolism and importance.
Displaying the symbol Om near entrance is for protection and purification. The symbol with its beauty and flowy shape takes the mind to a relaxed state thus dissolving negative energy and neutralizing evil eye. In Hinduism it is a powerful symbol for protection and used in all rituals. Amulets and lockets, pendants of the symbol are worn on body as symbols of protection and strength.
The sound of Aum and mantra when repeated is very soothing and brings the mind to a state of alertness or relaxation as the intentions of the individual. Vibrational sound, pronunciation and repetition of the sound of Om helps to clear mind, focus and improve concentration, thus also beneficial in academic excellence and improving grades.
Paintings of symbol Aum are symbolic of positive energy and very auspicious to hang near entrances of home and offices and work spaces. Especially in new home with the entry the symbol is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to the inmates and considered a lucky gift.
With commercial interest hardly does any one take notice nor is anyone interested with its effect and symbolism, it is just another piece of decoration without any symbolic significance!
|Key Chains with wrong written symbol of Aum|
In feng shui the symbol is used with collection of Trishul and Aum as well as Swastik. The trilogy or triple symbols written together in one feng shui cure act as strong powerful symbols for protection and purification. Whenever you visit a feng shui consultant this is the first feng shui cure you will be handed as protection from evil eyes to be hung near entrances or on main doors. The symbol neutralizes negative energy and protects from poison arrows directed towards your home, office or business spaces.
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New Beginnings Designer Aum, original hand painted acrylic on canvas painting