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Va - Ya

Va Ya Ākāra belongs to the Aśvinau (Twin Charioteers) and it spans Va and Ya, which are the first and last Semivowels (Antahstha ~ Standing Between), uniting Ocean with Sky, and spelling Vāyu. See website Pancakshara Mantra under Va http://www.hindudharmaforums.com/showthread.php?t=6 First Semivowel - Last Semivowel
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