to deliver the mind from
the first sound of the universe
connection with the divine
The word mantra breaks down into: “man” (to think) and “tra” (instrument). So while they are frequently spoken aloud, mantras are meant to be a mental device.
OM is the experience of stability
OM is believed to contain all other mantras and all letters of the Sanskrit alphabet.
OM is liberation
OM is believed to connect and purify body, speech and mind.
OM is the experience of clarity
OM helps us understand who we are.
Anger, Greed, Pride, Disillusionment,
Cover the self like clouds covering the sun
OM connects us with the divine
The divine clears away the clouds
The compassionate self shines through.
Offer Your Voice Now Through May 8, 2017 at
The World Is Sound
Opening June 16, 2017
The World Is Sound will activate spaces throughout the Rubin Museum to create an immersive, sonic experience that explores ancient and contemporary understandings of sound and its relationship to human existence.