Being new to yoga I can attest to this. It opens your mind and sets deep in your soul and pushes you forward in more ways than one. I started yoga to gain health for my body and have achieved that as well as health for my soul!
This is the most universal of Hindu symbols and its sound is used in meditation. In Hinduism, the word “Om” is the first syllable in any prayer. More specifically, Om is used to symbolize the universe and the ultimate reality.
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