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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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God doesn’t have names like ours—mundane sounds provided to us for the sake of physical identification.

"When I was visiting India my aunt remarked, “You don’t realize—if I went outside the house with japa beads in my hand, people would laugh . . ."

How is it that chanting God’s Names would make people want “to burst out of their homes into the streets?”

With everybody babbling back and forth about nothing of consequence, how can we meditate on things that really matter?

Except for stubbornness, there is no reason why anyone, anywhere can’t chant Hare Krishna. Any time.