Om and Amen

Michel Valsan
translated by Edin Q. Lohja

In this article, Michel Valsan examines the significant philological and functional parallelisms between the Hindu Om and the Semitic Amen or Amin, thus shedding light on both traditions.

This article appeared originally as a section of “The Triangle of the Androgyne and the Monosyllable Om”, in the volume L’Islam et la fonction de René Guénon, Les Editions de l’Oeuvre, Paris, 1984.

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