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yam, ram, vam, lam, ham

yam for the element Air ram for the element Fire vam for the element Water lam for the element Earth ham for the element Space http://www.ichingmaster.co.uk/i_ching_master4.htm vam, lam, ram, yam, ham Om Om earth water fire air ether buzzing sound flute harp bell rushing water roar roar sentient emotional will thinking equipoise waking state dreaming sleeping associations subconscious conscious superconscious Base Chakra Pelvic Navel Heart Throat Brow Crown http://www.inthelight.co.nz/spirit/mantras.htm Wind, Water, Fire, Earth, Sky Yam, Vam, Ram, Lam, Ham http://www.himalayanacademy.com/resources/books/tirumantiram/TantraFour.html
 
Wind, Water, Fire, Earth, and Sky as the five elements, Na Ma Si Va Ya as the five-letter Mantra, and Yam, Vam, Ram, Lam, Ham as the Bija (seed) Mantras have three- way concordance.
Na Ma Si Va Ya Earth Water Fire Air / Wind / Vayu Sky / Akasa Lam Vam Ram Yam Ham
In the plane of Muladhara (Kundalini, fist plane), Siva stands as Na-Ma-Si-Va-Ya--Na for earth and Brahma, Ma for water and Vishnu, Si for fire and Rudra, Va for Vayu and Rudra, Ya for Akasa and Sadasiva. NaMaSiVaYa has contextual meanings.
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