Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM)
Definition - What does Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM) mean?
Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM) is a practice that involves meditating silently with a personalized mantra that represents the sound vibration of the universe at the precise place (longitude and latitude) and moment of your birth.
The mantra follows the structure: om + a personal bija mantra (based on Vedic calculations) + namah.
Yogapedia explains Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM)
Meditation, in general, and Primordial Sound Meditation, in particular, enhances yoga practice by expanding the mind's awareness. PSM also offers the following additional benefits:
- Decreases anxiety and stress
- Reduces mental chatter
- Awakens intuitive powers
- Reduces blood pressure
- Strengthens the immune system
- Creates a stronger connection with spiritual energy
- Reduces insomnia
- Opens the mind, thereby eliminating a tendency to be judgmental
- Boosts energy
To practice Primordial Sound Meditation, the yogi chooses a comfortable seated or prone position, as for any type of meditation, and closes his/her eyes. The key is to allow the mind to become quiet by silently repeating the mantra and then passively experiencing that quietness and the awakening of consciousness.