are the beej mantras? A beej mantra is a sacred vowel to resonate with
a chakra. beej means seed and you can see the beej mantra as seed sound.
chakra has its own beej-mantra. Below is the list :-
Crown : OM
Pronounce it by inhaling audibly through your nostrils, and
direct the stream of air to the point between your eyebrows. Pronounce
the sound along with your exhalation as a subtly audible whisper, allowing
the sound and breath to resonate in the cranial area.
Third Eye : SHAM
Pronounced shum , this sound is formed in the later part of the palate.
Throat : HAM
Pronounce it by inhaling noiselessly through your mouth, and
pronounce the sound like the word yum (as in yummy); allow the sound
along with your breath to fill your mouth and throat cavity.
Heart : YAM
Pronounce it by inhaling audibly through your mouth, and pronounce
the word hum (as in humming); allow the breath to extend beyond the
resolution of the consonant.
Navel : RAM
Place the tip of your tongue on the roof of the front section of the
upper palate, roll the r like in Spanish, and pronounce the mantra like
the first part of the word rum-ble.
Sacral : VAM
Place the upper set of teeth on the inner section of your lower
lip and begin with a breathy consonant to imitate the sound of a fast
car. Pronounce the mantra like "fvam"
Base : LAM
Curve the tip of your tongue up and back, and place it on the rear section
of the upper palate to pronounce a sound like the word alum without
the initial a .
beej Mantra have their root in the Hindu monist tradition, they are
learned better with the help of a guru for initiation.