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4 Stages of Sound

The Vedas form the sound-manifestation of Ishvara. That sound has four divisions: 1. Para which finds manifestation only in Prana 2. Pasyanti which finds manifestation in the mind 3. Madhyama which finds manifestation in the Indriyas 4. Vaikhari which finds manifestation in articulate expression. Para, POasyanti, Madhyama, Vaikhari
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