Om: Why it Matters

Why is Om so central to the practice and philosophy of Yoga? Could it be this radically simple word unlocks the essence of all yogic wisdom?

In this talk, we will trace the presence of Om in the Vedas, in the Upanishads, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the Bhagavad Gita, in Tantric texts, as well as consider its parallels in global sacred traditions and its resonance with science-based models of the universe.


Mary Reilly Nichols