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Here is given information on the meaning of the Hindu symbol Om. Read about the Aum sign.

Om Symbol

Aum sign is the most prominent symbol of Hinduism. The Om symbol signifies divinity and the oneness of all the creations of God. Om or Aum presents the never ending Brahman, where all forms of life exist. In this article, we will tell you the meaning of Om symbol, which will help you understand what does this Hindu symbol Om signify.

A represents the creator
U represents the Preserver
M represents the Destructor

Thus, the sign Aum signifies the trinity of God. It is symbolic of the three main Gods of Hindus, namely Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. The three letters symbolize the three worlds, i.e. heaven, earth and netherworld. In the Vedas, the word AUM is the sound of sun, thus representing the sound of light. Almost all pilgrimage places of Hindus have the Om symbol enshrined. Many Hindus wear the Om sign symbols, as it is considered very auspicious.

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