There are 2 definitions of om in English:


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Pronunciation: /əʊm
, ɒm


A mystic syllable, considered the most sacred mantra in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism. 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.


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

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Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected

There are 2 definitions of om in English:


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(In the UK) Order of Merit.

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