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Om Namah Shivaya
Lord Trayambakeshwar, the jyotirlinga near Nasik, is the ishta devata of Swamiji.

Om Swami is a mystic, non-traditional monk and author of If Truth Be Told : A Monk's Memoir[1][2][3]
1 Early life
2 Education and early career
3 Renunciation and spiritual journey
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The OM journey
When first introducing Yoga students to chanting, it is common practice to start them with the OM chant and get them used to it before introducing any mantras at all.

OM is a direct path: Remembering the sound vibration of AUM (or OM), along with a deep feeling for the meaning of what it represents (1.28), brings both the realization of the individual Self and the removal of obstacles that normally block that realization (1.29).

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Om (also written Aum) is the oldest and most sacred sound found in yoga, Hinduism and Buddhism. Not only does Om represent the entire universe, known as Brahman, it is also said to be the source of all creation. Om represents all time: past, present, and future; and is beyond time itself.

Om Yoga, A Guide to Daily Practice by Cyndi Lee
This is a great book which contains a different 15 minute flowing yoga sequence for each day of the week.

Om(kâra): or AUM, the p r a n â v a, the highest combination of syllables of which the letters represent the fundamental trinity of g u n a s, l o k a s, v e d a s, levels of realization, names, k l e s' a s etc.

Om x 3: 1 each for inner being, outer environment, and the Divine.
(If we're not in health, we can't learn. If there is cold or noise, we can't learn,...)
2 Sutras: A generic from Maharashi Pantanjali, and one specific to the sessions ...

om - the original sound which created the universe; within it is the seed of creation, preservation, and destruction; pronounced via four syllables: A, U, M, followed by silence. represented by the Om symbol.

Om peace, peace, peace !!!
Start the practice of Shavasana with the above good will.
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the universal mantra; cosmic vibration of the universe; represents the four states of consciousness
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or "aum", a single-sound mantra that signifies the unification of the body, mind and spirit. This is an ancient Indian chant where the whole world was created and radiates. Om is also the vibration symbolizing Brahman.

Om Namah Shivaya : ( "Om, salutations to Shiva") The Sanskrit mantra of the Siddha Yoga lineage; known as the great redeeming mantra because of its power to grant both worldly fulfillment and spiritual realization.

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudeva
Krishna mantra; `I salute Krishna (consciousness)' ...

OM - the original sound of the universe symbolising past, present and future
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Om: also written as 'AUM' according the Yogi's and Rishi's OM (AUM) is considered to be the sound that represents the Ultimate Reality, the primordial vibration, which is prefixed to many mantras.

The "Om" symbol
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What is Om and why is it chanted?
The syllable Om is composed of the three sounds a-u-m which represent several important triads: the three worlds of earth, atmosphere, and heaven; the three major Hindu gods, Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva; and the three sacred Vedic scriptures, Rg, Yajur, and Sama.

om the mantra or expressive sound symbol of the brahman in its four domains from the turiya to the external or material plane (i.e.

Om Namo Narayanaya.
Om Saha navavatu; Saha nau bhunaktu;
Saha viryam karavavahai;
Tejasvi navadhitamastu;
Ma vidvishavahai;
Om Santih; Santih; Santih.

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OM Yoga: Guide to Daily Practice Review by Martha M. I have a large collection of yoga books on my shelf. OM Yoga - A Guide to Daily Practice is one... depend on a yoga studio on every corner to guide me.) It's very practical and user-friendly. The OM Yoga Guide...

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'Om' is the primal sound or vibration from which the entire universe constantly emanates. It is the sound of creative departure and return. It is thus the essence of all Mantra.

(Translation into English)
I bow to the lotus feet of the guru
who awakens insight into the happiness of pure Being,
who is the final refuge, the jungle physician,
who eliminates the delusion caused by the poisonous
herb of samsara [conditioned existence].

OM Yoga, founded by Cyndi Lee in 1998, is a style of Vinyasa Hatha Yoga infused with Buddhist philosophy.
Asanas are practiced in a flowing manner, with a strong emphasis on good form and proper alignment similar to Iyengar yoga.

Om, Omkara -- the sacred syllable which represents the Absolute Truth.
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Om Shantih! Shantih! Shantih!
Wake up Mother Kundalini.
Thou whose nature is Bliss Eternal"The Bliss of Brahman.
Thou dwelling like a serpent asleep at the lotus of Muladhara,
Sore, affected and distressed am I in body and mind, ...

Om - (also spelled aum) the sound from which all other sounds come; a mantram often used before meditation
Padmasana - "lotus posture": seated position in which each foot rests on opposite thigh
Pandavas - Arjuna and his five brothers, heroes of the Mahabharata ...

The initiation mantra of the Siddha Yoga lineage, known as the great redeeming mantra for its power to grant both worldly fulfillment and spiritual realization.

Om - the original mantra symbolizing the ultimate Reality, which is prefixed to many mantric utterances
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Repeat OM mentally with Bhava and meaning throughout the practice.
There are some varieties of Bhastrika wherein one nostril only is used for breathing purposes and in another variety the alternate nostrils are used for inhalation and exhalation.

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Om: a syllable that is used as a mantra
Padmasana: lotus pose
Pingala: a channel on the right side of the spine through which prana moves
Prana: soul of the universe
Pranayama: breathing exercises ...

In his book called Japa Yoga, Swami Sivananda mentions that the constant repetition of a mantra, like "Om Namah Sivaya," can effect change in molecular structure. It cannot affect consciousness but it is able to produce that re-combination of the molecular structure because of consciousness.

Stretch, Tone, Find Om
Giada's fit frame gives no hint that she cooks for a living. The woman responsible? WH's very own yoga contributor, Kathryn Budig, who pushes Giada through her routine three or four days a week. Here are five poses from Giada's practice.

Pranava: The sacred syllable OM.
Pranayama: Control of Prana.
Pranidhana: Self-surrender.
Prapti: The Siddhi by which the Yogi can obtain all the desired things.
Prasvasa: Expiratory breath.
Pratibandha: Obstacles.
Pratibha: Intuition.
Pratipaksha: Opposite.
Pratiptasava: Becoming latent.

People starting on the spiritual path often think it is full of silence, light and Om sounds, but it's a CRASH! Mental and emotional turbulence is not unusual on the spiritual path. The path is not la-de-dah. It is a working through of our conditioning. It is a turbulent thing, it has to be.

OJAS: Spiritual energy.
OM: The sacred monosyllable which symbolizes Brahman.
OORDHVARETA: A Yogi who has stored up the seminal energy in the brain after sublimating the same into spiritual energy.

Typical mantrams are: Aum, meaning Spirit, the Word of God, which creates, preserves, and transforms; or the Tibetan Buddhist mantram Aum Mani Padme Hum which usually is translated as "Om the jewel is in the Lotus Hum; ...

a powerful universal mantra; "Om bhuh bhuvah swaha tat savator varenium bargo devasya de mahe deya yona prachodhyat."
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At this point it can be helpful to repeat the mantra Om several times, at first out loud and then gradually mentally. It will help to calm the mind in preparation for the remaining steps.
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The teacher may start class by leading the class in chanting "om" three times. Depending on the teacher, there may be a breathing exercise or short meditation at the start of class.

TermMeaning or definition as related to yoga in Sanskrit or another language.
the universal mantra; cosmic vibration of the universe; represents the four states of consciousness (also Aum).
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"Vitality." The subtle energy produced through practice, especially the discipline of chastity (brahmacharya). The redirection of sexual energy.
The primal sound of the universe, the sound within all sounds. Often used as a mantra. Also spelled/pronounced "aum." ...

A few days later, the mother was caught by a cat and the babies died because she did not return to care for them. Vishnu Swami brought their bodies to Master, who without hesitation said "OM Trayambakams" for their departed souls.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Yoga, Body, Mind, Spirit, Meditation?

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