"Naam" ("Word") as described in many traditions

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"Naam" ("Word") has been described in many traditions through the use of several different terms, The following expressions are interpreted as being identical to "Naam":

"Naad", "Akash Bani", and "Sruti" in the Vedas

"Nada" and "Udgit" in the Upanishads

"Logos" and "Word" in the New Testament

"Tao" by Lao Zi

"Music of the Spheres" by Pythagoras

"Sraosha" by Zoraster

"Kalma" and "Kalam-i-Qadim" in the Qur'an

"Naam", "Akhand Kirtan" and "Sacha ('True') Shabd" by Guru Granth Sahib .

— Traditions.