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The Seed Syllable āh - and om āh hūm

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The Seed syllable āḥ is associated with Amoghasiddhi and the karma family.

It is the long ā with the visarga or aspiration mark.

The pronunciation of the visarga is usually described as a soft echo of the vowel.

As well as appearing on it's own āḥ occurs in the set of syllables: oṃ āḥ hūṃ.


Examples

Aah2.png Aah1.png Tibetan-aah.png Aah-lantsa.png
āḥ in Siddham āḥ in Siddham alternate form āḥ in Tibetan Uchen script āḥ in Lantsa script

oṃ āḥ hūm

The syllables oṃ āḥ hūṃ as a set are associated with body, speech and mind.

Siddham Tibetan - Uchen Lantsa
Omahhum.jpg Omahhum-tibetan.jpg Omahhum-lantsa.jpg

Source

visiblemantra.org