Seven states or levels of consciousness are given below…
- Three states of consciousness: Each of the three sounds of AUM (A, U, and M) symbolizes specific states of consciousness.
- Fourth state of consciousness: After those three parts of the OM, there is a Silence, the Fourth, which relates to consciousness or awareness itself.
- Three transition states: Between these four states of Consciousness there are three transition states.
These levels exist universally
It is important to be aware of the fact that these levels of consciousness are realities that exist universally, regardless of whether or not one uses the OM Mantra or the visual OM symbol in any way. In either case, the underlying principles are extremely useful for all seekers in purifying or clearing the mind, and seeking the direct experience of deeper truths.
Meaning of the symbol
Not only does the sound vibration of the AUM/OM represent the four…
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