Many Saints have said that chanting God’s Name in Kaliyug (Present Era of strife) is the superiormost sadhana (Spiritual practice) and that there is no other alternative. However, many people wonder what they will gain by merely chanting. For this, answers to questions about benefits of chanting God’s Name, how to chant, which ‘Name’ to chant, method of chanting God’s Name etc. are provided in these articles.

What is a bijamantra?

The energy of any mantra lies in its bija. The chanting of a mantra is efficacious only if an appropriate bija is selected. The bijas activate the deity of the mantra. Read more »

Why is correct mantra pronunciation important ?

Mantra Pronunciation and its importance : The science of Mantra has originated from the word (shabda) Brahman. The energy of a mantra lies in its pronunciation. That energy is manifested from frequencies generated in the atmosphere by the sound vibrations that are generated through its chanting. Read more »

Why does a japa mala consist of 108 beads?

The japamala (rosary) usually consists of 108 beads in addition to the merubead. The four parts (charans) of each of the twenty-seven lunar asterisms (nakshatras) that is 27 x 4 equals one hundred and eight. These are represented by 108 beads in the mala. Read more »

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