There are 2 definitions of OM in English:

OM

Syllabification: OM

abbreviation

  • (In the UK) Order of Merit.

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There are 2 definitions of OM in English:

om

Syllabification: om

noun

Hinduism & Tibetan Buddhism
  • A mystic syllable, considered the most sacred mantra. It appears at the beginning and end of most Sanskrit recitations, prayers, and texts.
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    • Although Om symbolizes the most profound concepts of Hindu belief, it is in use daily.
    • Having seen some discussions here and in some other BBs I realize that Om has a very important and beautiful significance.

Origin

Sanskrit, sometimes regarded as three sounds, a-u-m, symbolic of the three major Hindu deities.

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