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Ik Omkar or Ik Onkar?


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Ik Omkar or Ik Onkar?  

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hmmm the 'OORa' with the open top gives off the sound of Ooo, as for it making the OaN or OM or OaN(G), i guess it could be left up to the interpetor, the sound is basicaly the same. But i guess you can create two different sounds Om-kar, Oan-kar. Tis all the same to me just different vairations. of OM. ie: 'Ameen', 'Amen' is from teh same sound as OM, so is Om-nipotent, Om-nipresent. just varied.

So you can see how this sound of OM is present in all Major Religions just a bit varied.

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Admin, the link you provided is a good resource, I've been listening to this myself after I was given some Gyani Thakur Singh CDs by my girlfriend prior to my Amrit Sanchar and have found him to be a great source on Nitnem Katha/Veechar, notwithstanding his military-style drilling in the good old Doabi accent!

"Ek-O-Ang-Kaar" is certainly more accurate than ek "OM" kar, which is blantantly incorrect, there is a big difference between the OM and Oang, as elucidated in this katha.

Gur Fateh!

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Gurmukhi is precise and not like english where one word can have multiple meanings( personal opinion and according to what I have understood from listening to others, but could be wrong). The correct way that I been taught to pronounce it is IK O-AN'G'- Kar. The G is silent and its like you speaking trough the nose. Hope that helps.

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This is about transliteration and not wether Omkar means the same as Oankar.They are both different transliterations of the same Divine Name.

The word Omkar/Oankar existed well befroe Satguru Nanak Nirankar manifested on this plane.

In Devnagari script (used for Hindi and Sanskrit) you have a nasal sound called anusvara or chandrabindu which is transliterated as "m".This is what appears at the end of Om ---> A-U-M.When you couple Om with kaar, you pronounce the "m" as a nasal "n".Hence you get Oankar.

Omkar is not pronounced "Omkar" but Oankar.

Om appears in Gurbani as ura-aira-tippee, also the Akshar Onam which appears in Dakhni Oankar is supposed to be synonymous with Om/Oan.

Om is known as Mool Mantra, as is Ek Oankar.

Hari Om Shanti Shanti Shanti...

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