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Aum

 (ōm)
n. Hinduism & Buddhism
Variant of Om.
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Noun1.Aum - a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity; "in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Some of the pieces included as part of this collection include the Varad Vakratunda carrying the visage of Lord Ganesha, the Panchakshar Shiva, showcasing the invincible Trident, Vasudeva symbolically adorned with the deep blue crest of the peacock, Jayada Haripriya with a lotus in full bloom, Kalachakresha Surya radiant with the orb of the Sun and the Aum or Pranava pendant, controller of the life force as well as a life-giver.
Studies have been conducted to find out the immediate cardiovascular ejects of pranava yoga in hypertensive patients and revealed immediate decrease in blood pressure and heart rate (HR) after pranava yoga.
Samuel and Gaonkar had earlier beaten the Indian pairing of Pranav Bhat and Pranava Karthik 6-2, while Abdulkhalikov and Rauf had got the better of UAE-based Shokruh Ergashev and Yesh Bafna 6-2.
Rashien Samuel and Kamal Suresh from Bengaluru combined to dispose off Nikhil Reddy and Pranava Karthik in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 to win the Category A competition at the 5th KEF Tennis Challenge held at the Ajman Kempinski courts earlier this week.
24) In an image that is not available in the Latin alphabet, Ganesh's "curved elephant's trunk is a representation [in Sanskrit and Tamil] of the pranava mantra, Om, the sound from which the world was created" (Grimes, 77-78), making Ganesh into the source and incarnation of the absolute.
Preparing for the festival of Ganesh Darshan are (from left) Rajeey Metri, Roopa Adke, Pranava Patiland, Chirpa Santhanam and Shrisha Shenoy