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Colors of OM: Relaxation and Meditation with Powerful OM Chants

In Health, Healthcare, Medicine on September 18, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Colors of OM: Relaxation and Meditation with Powerful OM Chants

“Om” is the primordial sound of the universe, the first vibration of creation, the eternal sound of the divine. “Om” in particular helps center and calm participants, bringing a sense of peace, focus and connection to ourselves, each other and the world. When chanted in repetition “om” is invigorating, strengthening and an effective way to release stress. Here are a number of the benefits of chanting “om.”

Physiological Effects:

1.slows the heart beat
2.relaxes muscles
3.calms the body
4.decreases blood pressure
5.oxygenates the blood
6.massages the spine, chest, core, throat and head through vibrations

Mental/Emotional Effects:

1. induces the relaxation response
2.improves task performance
3.increases clarity and concentrated focus
4.soothes the mind
5.increases effectiveness and motivation
6.deepens the connection to spiritual self
7.creates a sense of community (group chanting)

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