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Mantra Meditation

The mind is always busy: It can’t be stopped. Meditation and yoga are for helping us rise above the mind’s chatter. What we meditate on now creates our future life.

Mantra meditation is what the Vedas prescribe for this day and age. The single most highly recommended mantra—with the greatest ability to uplift our consciousness—is:

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

Find out why this is the most recommended mantra for this day and age, and what makes it so effective. Hear explanations of the mantra's meaning, and why it is such a powerful prayer that it doesn't even matter if you know what it means. Here are also helpful tips on how to chant it, and many descriptions of the Hare Krishna mantra's many benefits.

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Watch Kalakantha dasa, president of the Gainesville, USA Krishna House, as he shares his many years' experience of chanting the Hare Krishna mantra.