noun. 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.
- Aum Shinrikyo
Example sentences of the word aum
1. Verb, base form
Therefore, a prayer session may contain a variety of mantras, yoga or meditation, each one playing a role in giving the devotee a closer connection to aum.
2. Noun, singular or mass
This final stage of the chant, silence, is as important as the sound of aum.
Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati describes how "aum" can be chanted while focusing on the vibrations through the body.