Both are Same in Meaning ..
It is the symbol of universe associated with Lord Shiva. OM NAMAH SHIVAYA.....
i did hear he hails from jalandhar punjab... nt sure either.. .. namah shivaya
Shivaya means 'to Shiva', namaha means I bow down to shiva and become one with him. In summary it means "I bow down before Shiva". Om is the holy word that is prefixed before such shlokas.
This is a Hindu chant praising Shiva, the dynamic deity of Birth and Death and the cycle of creation and destruction, amongst other things (such as dancing).
No of course not all long as you are centering your attention on Brahman while you chant you do not need physical things
Namah was created in 2008.
om namah sivay
The cast of Namah Shivaya Shantaya - 2009 includes: Kumar Amlendu as Bhaerava Rajeev Ashish as Daksha Rima Das as Gaunga Reema Debnath as Parvati Shankar Deep Sharma as Varunamshu Prakash Jha as Old Wise Narrator Abhijeet Kumar as Sadashiva Deepak Lohar as Kaungkali Sudev Nair as Young Sadashiva Sunit Razdan as Nandi Shiv Sharma as Adi Smita Sinha as Bhaeravii Rachna Sinha as Young Parvati Rohan Tiwari as Karttikeya
Om Namah Shivay - TV series - was created in 1997.