According to Hindu metaphysics everything is made of sound, and each thing contains a symbolic representation of the energy patterns that compose it, That is the sound "seed" or root.
OM ~ The great primordia sound, the original sound from which the universe was created, the sound of all sounds together.
The first function of mantras is to purify us from the veil of negativity, from ignorance, and on the other hand to develop positive qualities in us. Increase merit and get closer to Awakening.
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