How can the Nitaai sound be on the same level as Aum? How can any sound even be compared to Aum? These are questions that arise frequently from individuals who are skeptical about accepting this “new” Nitaai sound. Many blindly reject or challenge the Nitaai sound arguing that it undermines the universal sound of Aum – as if the two sounds were rivals. It is a strong belief of many that the Aum sound is sufficient and there is no need for any other sound. Hence they are reluctant to even try the Nitaai sound altogether.
You may want to ask yourself, even if you were to get all the answers to every single query about the Nitaai sound, would you be convinced? No. The reason is simple, because you have never tried it. Nitaai is a sound that you have probably heard of only recently. Aum is a highly popular and widely known sound, which you have been hearing and possibly even practicing, for years. The amount of exposure you have received with the Nitaai sound in comparison to the Aum sound is minuscule, or even zero. So the probability that you will be convinced about its potency, simply upon hearing about it, is highly unlikely.
You will not be convinced unless and until you try it. You can only compare two things when you have gained experience with both. It will not take you years or centuries to come to a conclusion. Just 10 minutes of Nitaai Breathing will give you an idea of all that you need to know in regards to the efficacy of the Nitaai sound. Experience speaks louder than words.
Nevertheless, let us discuss a few reasons why you SHOULD also try the Nitaai sound. 😊
Is Aum the Only Universal Sound?
It is popularly known that Aum is a universal sound. Without doubt it certainly is, but from what viewpoint or reasoning does that imply that Aum is the ONLY universal sound existing on this planet? It doesn’t. On what basis can we come to the conclusion that there is absolutely no other sound in this world that is both universal and beneficial for us like “Aum”?
Simply because Aum is a universal sound, it does not make it reasonable to infer that there is no other universal sound. That is irrational. Nowhere has it been mentioned that Aum alone is the sole universal sound existing in creation, nor has anyone ever claimed so. Moreover, accepting Aum as the one and only universal sound sets limitations to the limitless possibilities in creation. This is a vast universe with infinite possibilities. And if we deny this fact, we are only a captive of narrow-mindedness.
There can be numerous universal sounds. Aum is one of them, and we are presenting yet another – Nitaai. There is no reason to look at the two sounds as rivals. They are friends. They are both universal sounds harmoniously coexisting. We can reap the benefits of both. You will be happier.
The “New” Sound
Suppose you enter a market of fruits and you discover a new fruit which you have never seen before. Will you just say, “I am satisfied with my mangoes, apples, and bananas”? Won’t you inquire about and try the new fruit in the market? And if you realize how tasty and nourishing it is too, won’t you recommend it to others? As such there is no new or old fruit. There are common and rare fruits. Nitaai is one such rare fruit, and its taste is truly uncommon. A wise person will accept both, because both are sweet. They are sweet, that is common in both, but the flavor of sweetness varies in each one. Both have their unique flavor.
Nitaai Is Secular Too!
The AUM sound is often associated with some spiritual reality, and practiced more by Yogis or aspiring transcendentalists. One of the primary meanings of Aum is broken into three portions: A = creation, U = maintenance, M = destruction. Aum, Amen and Ameen all originate from the same roots and refer to some form of higher reality existing beyond the material phenomenon, which one may or may not want to believe in. Someone may say that Aum has many other secular meanings also. But the fact still remains that many of its primary meanings are more about a higher calling in life, which the common people may or may not be directly interested in.
The Nitaai sound is also broken into three parts. However these three are fully secular and down-to-earth. “Ni” means nature, “taa” signifies harmony and “i” refers to the senses. The full meaning of “Nitaai” when these three individual parts are conjoined is: the harmony of our senses with our inner nature and the nature around us. It is applicable and beneficial to all, especially those who are completely aloof from any spiritual or religious beliefs. Hence “Nitaai” is a practical day-to-day self-help and anti-stress sound for each and every person on this planet. Thus Nitaai is not for replacing Aum or any other sounds which you use in life. It is for enhancing whatever you do or practice in life.
The Nitaai sound does not need you to believe in any particular reality, culture, belief-system, religion, race, or lifestyle. The unique reverberating sound of long “taa” in “Nitaai” awakens our dormant peace, bliss, love, compassion, perseverance, determination, focus, memory, efficiency, and a host of other virtues from within us. Though Aum has its own unique benefits, this is not fully possible with Aum, as the mouth does not open fully when we vibrate it. Thus there is not as much reverberation in our chest as in resonating Nitaai. So both have their own unique benefits.
Ultimately, whatever gives us happiness should be accepted. The criteria for accepting something should not be whether something else in comparison to it exists. The simple formula of life is: if it helps you, take it; if it doesn’t help you, leave it.
Nitaai is a wonderful sound. There is no need of comparison of this sound with Aum. They are both vibrating at different frequencies. But they have something in common – social welfare. Both the sounds are of primordial importance to your happiness. Every sound that makes you joyful, blissful and calm is important for you. Respect it. Be grateful it exists. Go with it. Enjoy!