The Om sound is the primordial sound, and is called the Shabda- Brahman ( Brahman as is a syllable that is chanted either independently or before a mantra.
Mantra meditation helps to induce an altered state of consciousness. A mantra may or may not have.
The most sacred scriptures of Hinduism are the Vedas ( " Books of Knowledge" ), a collection of texts written in Sanskrit from about 1200 BCE to 100 CE. As sruti ( revealed texts), the Vedas are regarded as the absolute authority for religious knowledge and a test of Hindu orthodoxy ( both Jains and Buddhists reject the Vedas).
" For Hindus, the Veda is a symbol of unchallenged authority and.