AUM Chanting and its Benefits

Can you pronounce some word without using your tongue? A U M is the three different word can be pronounced without using our tongue.  This AUM is called as Pranava Mantra. Now-a-days in most of the vedic chants AUM is pronounced as OM. But it is not correct pronunciation. A U M is the correct pronunciation. In some places this OM chanting is called as OMKAR chanting. OM or AUM is the most important and significant word of Mantra tradition. It is considered as the root mantra in all vedas. All other words we are speaking are mixture of this basic three words AUM.  AUM is a typical combination of words which affects the surrounding and human beings through the vibrations. AUM should to be chanted for enormous number of times to get the results. We can get many health benefits by chanting this AUM. AUM chanting is prescribed as a corner stone in any yoga therapy program due to its outstanding healing benefits.

AUM Chanting

How to do AUM chanting

Aum is a universal mantra for all people and one not need the initiation of a master or guru to reap it’s endless benefits. Sit comfortably either in Padmasana or Artha Siddhasana or Sukhasana. Place your hands upon your thighs, and palm’s facing upwards. Hold Yoga Mudra in both hands and eyes should be closed. Inhale slowly through your nose, once your lungs is full exhale from your mouth by pronouncing AUM until your full breath come out from the lungs. All three word chanting should be approximately equal in time. While chanting Aaaaaa focus vibration one inch below your navel. It is the Manipura Chakra, one of the seven chakra in human body. When you chant Uuuuuu focus vibration in chest area. It is the Anahata Chakra. After that close you mouth and chant Mmmmmm. When chanting focus vibration in your throat and nose.  Similarly continue deep inhalation by nose and exhalation through mouth with chanting AUM. For better health benefit this chanting to be done 15 minutes in morning and 15 minutes  in evening.

yoga mudra

Yoga Mudra

Benefits of AUM Chanting

  • AUM chanting is a potent tonic which increases the efficiency of the human organism in a profound manner.
  • By chanting this word OM or AUM one can achieve ultimate self-realization.
  • The repetiton of Aum leads to excellent mental and physical health.
  • This chant helps to improves the production of endorphin so making you fell relaxed and refreshed every time.
  • It has positive effect for cardiac vascular health lowering blood pressure and increasing efficiency of all the cells and organs in the body.
  • In essence AUM relaxes and rejuvenates the mind increasing concentration and memory therefore the ability to learn.
  • It helps in Cleansing the mind.Controlling the emotions.
  • It relives the stress levels by supplying more oxygen to the body. So you get relive from stress related headaches.

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26 Responses to "AUM Chanting and its Benefits"

  1. Shivaji says:

    In most of the vedic chants this word is pronounced as OM. How you are telling it is AUM. You article is good and informative.

  2. sujeesh says:

    what is the real meaning of AUM?

  3. neha says:

    its just a name

    • Arun says:

      It is not name. It is beginning of this universe, chant OM daily and you get benefits through out your life. Don’t feel shy of it. It’s absolutely free, no money.

  4. amit says:

    thanks.this is very useful for us.

  5. Jayanthi says:

    your article is very informative. Thanks.

  6. Nanda says:

    This is very useful.

  7. c.venkataramana says:

    thanks very much
    it’s real thing our life

  8. r.balu says:

    this is very useful and chanting will help much in time concises also.

  9. Ravi says:

    Om chanting can beat depression and anxiety

  10. manoj says:

    it is the basic duty of every human being to chant OM -AUM.. to get relaxed with the universe who has created it !! i have experienced it and experiencing ! can not explain in words OM OM OM OM OM

  11. kaushal says:

    i like it very much…
    it is very useful for self understanding..

  12. Roshan says:

    Yes it is very useful

  13. Roshan says:

    Yes it is very useful and helpful, especially for those who want to start chanting.

  14. chytra says:


    i have heard girls should not chant om since there can be health issues due to vibration created by om.

    thank you

  15. chandrika says:

    Very useful article

  16. Chris says:

    Very useful and good healthy article. Thank you.

  17. Venki says:

    Thank you Anupama garu.
    Very use full information from you. Thank you very much.

  18. Vaishali says:

    Nice Post Anupama Ji. Thanks for Information.
    Beautiful Collection Of God Photos

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