Meditation on OM: Relevance from ancient texts and contemporary science

@article{Kumar2010MeditationOO,
  title={Meditation on OM: Relevance from ancient texts and contemporary science},
  author={Sanjay Kumar and H. R. Nagendra and N. K. Manjunath and KV Naveen and Shirley Telles},
  journal={International Journal of Yoga},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={2 - 5}
}
Background: In Indian scriptures the sacred syllable Om is the primordial sound from which all other sounds and creation emerge which signifies the Supreme Power. Aims: To explore the significance of the syllable OM from ancient texts and effects of OM meditation in contemporary science. Descriptions from ancient texts: The descriptions of Om have been taken from four Upanisads (Mundaka, Mandukya, Svetasvatara, and Katha), the Bhagvad Gita, and Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Scientific studies on Om… 

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