Probably the most familiar version of the Moola Mantra is found in our online Meditation Room, but the following videos contain wonderfully different versions of
In the first Sri Bhagavan and Amma are shown in meditation and darshan, and contains other great
photos of them and of the Oneness Temple in Golden City, India...
Amma Bhagavan: photos of them giving darshan
Moola Mantra with great graphics
Enzo's Moola Mantra
I loved playing the above upbeat version of the Moola Mantra at the end of my live deeksha
events. It was a great way to get everyone up and moving, even dancing, after a wonderfully
"enlightening" day of deekshas.
However, if you'd like to have a CD of the more meditative version that's found in our online
Meditation Room, you can get a copy of your very own here to play at any time you wish.
Also, the Moola Mantra is chanted live by one of the Oneness University's guides
(dasas) in the background of the following video that also features beautiful Amma Bhagavan photos...
Amma Bhagavan of the Oneness University
Om Sat Chit Ananda Parabrahma
Sri Bhagavati Sametha
Sri Bhagavate Namaha
The Moola Mantra was given to us by Sri Bhagavan, and chanting it, or merely listening to it, has
effected the lives of millions of people. He explained its meaning during a darshan that was taped (and
I transcribed below). He said...
The ultimate thing of the universe is what you call
Brahman, which is supposed to have three qualities, namely, sat, chit, and
Its sense of existence is what you call
sat. Its conscious intelligence is what you call chit, and its nature
is ananda which is bliss. That is why
it is normally qualified as sat chit ananda.
God (or Ishwara) is imminent in Brahman. God is power, compassion and love. That is why we refer to God as
sat chit ananda parabrahma.
God relates to humans as though God were a human.
Hence you call God Purushothama.
This God also manifests within the individual as the
Antaryamin, or the Higher Sacred Self. Since the Antaryamin is in everyone, it is called the
The Paramathma manifests as
Bhagavati and Bhagavate through Amma and myself.