Chant

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Part of a series of articles on the
Science of
the Spoken Word




   Main article   
Spoken Word



   Forms of the spoken Word   
Affirmation
Call
Chant
Decree
Fiat
Invocation
Mantra
Prayer



   Eastern forms   
AUM
Bhajan
Bija mantra
Golden Mantra
Om mani padme hum



   Western forms   
Hail Mary
Rosary



   Specific rituals   
Mother Mary’s Circle of Light
Fourteenth Rosary
Archangel Michael’s Rosary
Ritual of the Resurrection Flame
Kuan Yin’s Crystal Rosary



   Related topics   
Violet flame
Balance of violet-flame and blue-flame decrees
 

A short, simple melody, especially one characterized by single notes to which an indefinite number of syllables are intoned, used in singing the psalms, canticles, etc., in the church service. In both East and West, the name of God is chanted over and over again in the ritual of atonement whereby the soul of man becomes one with the Spirit of God by intonation of the sound of His name. This is given in Sanskrit as AUM or AUM TAT SAT AUM and in English as I AM THAT I AM.

By sounding the name of God or that of a member of the heavenly hosts, the vibration of the being is simulated and thereby Being itself is drawn to the one chanting. Therefore chants, when properly used, magnetize the Presence, whether universal or individualized, of the Divine Consciousness.

See also

Spoken Word

Mantra

Sources

Mark L. Prophet and Elizabeth Clare Prophet, The Science of the Spoken Word