Om: The Sound of the Universe

Om is a sacred sound/mantra and an important, spiritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism. Today, it is fairly recognizable symbol worldwide. It often appears in the beginning and end of most Sanskrit prayers. Many people believe that this slow, calming chant is the sound that was made when all of creation came into existence. People … Continue Reading

Know Your Symbols: Meditation Buddha

The Meditation Buddha, also known as ‘Sleeping’ Buddha or Serenity Buddha, symbolizes peace and calmness. It can be helpful for those who wish to improve their meditation skills. The faint smile depicts the serene nature and nobility after reaching enlightment. All in all, the sleeping Buddha is a great symbol for those who are seeking … Continue Reading