The Essence of Japa Meditation – in 5 Minutes
Japa Meditation, also known as Japa Yoga, is a form of mantra meditation that involves the repetitive chanting of mantras while using a string of beads. The word “Japa” stems from Sanskrit, meaning “to repeat,” while “meditation” refers to the focused concentration of the mind or consciousness on a specific object or sound.
In Japa Meditation, the practitioner chants a mantra (names of God), repeatedly while maintaining a focused and mindful state. While chanting the mantra they roll their fingers on each bead.
But why do we need to touch the beads? Is there any specific reason behind this?
World-renowned yoga spiritual master, Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa gives insights into this practice of rolling the finger while practicing Japa meditation.
“We have a tendency to touch and feel things,” says Jagad Guru “So, in this Japa yoga, there is the redirecting of this tendency to fiddle with something, to touch something. It’s a redirection of this tendency into a transcendental activity, spiritual activity. So, a person redirects his sense of touch and he chants on the beads”.
So, why should you practice this Japa meditation?
The saying “Proof of the pudding is in the eating” holds true when it comes to Japa meditation. This transformative practice offers a multitude of benefits for practitioners. Regular engagement can bring about a reduction in stress, anxiety, and restlessness, fostering a greater sense of inner calm and mental clarity. It also heightens focus and concentration, allowing for deeper levels of meditation and self-awareness. Through the repetitive chanting of mantras and immersing themselves in the transcendental sound vibration, practitioners experience profound advantages, further enriching their spiritual journey and overall well-being.
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Supreme Mantras: Gateway to Transcendence
A mantra is a transcendental sound vibration that can elevate one’s consciousness from the material realm to the spiritual realm. The ancient scriptures contain numerous mantras that offer both mental and spiritual benefits to those who chant them and those who listen also.
The mantras that are directly connected to the Supreme Person’s Names, words, qualities & pastimes are known as the Supreme Mantras. Some examples of the Supreme Mantras are, “Gopala Govinda Rama Madana Mohana”, “Haribol Nitai Gaur”, “Hare Krishna Mahamantra” etc.
Chanting these mantras doesn’t necessitate any specific qualifications. The only requirement is to chant and listen to them with attentiveness. By doing so, you can cultivate a serene mind, discover inner peace, and gradually experience spiritual bliss.
You can hear this Mahamantra chanting of Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa and chant with him. The calming melody of this chant can gradually alleviate any anguish from your thoughts and emotions, enabling you to attain profound inner tranquility and joy.
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Do You Know What Really a Mantra is?
Mantra – the very word conjures up a sense of mystery and intrigue. What exactly is it? A phrase? A word? A sentence? And why do countless spiritual traditions place such importance on it? But perhaps even more fascinating is the power that chanting a mantra seems to possess. How can simply repeating a series of sounds or words have such a profound impact on our well-being?
The practice of chanting mantras is gaining popularity with each passing day. From spiritual leaders to high-profile executives, everyone seems to be raving about its numerous benefits. And it’s no wonder why! Regular mantra chanting has been found to have a remarkable impact on the mind, increasing focus and clarity, and promoting calmness and tranquility.
So, let’s find out the real meaning of the mantra.
World-renowned yoga and spiritual master, Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa says, “Mantra means transcendental sound vibration, the sound which transcends the material world. It does not originate in the material world; it originates in the Spiritual World and descends to the material platform without losing any spiritual potency.”
“A mantra is not something that anyone can make up but rather must be received through the spiritual master who has received it from his spiritual master who received it from his spiritual master, and so on. It is transmitted from spiritual master to disciple since time immemorial,” says Jagad Guru.
A mantra is the descent of the Supreme Person in the form of sound vibration, making it possible for us to receive Him. Hearing and repeating such sound vibrations gradually cleans the heart and mind so that a person experiences his real identity more and more each day.
There are numerous mantras that one can chant to experience benefits. However, some mantras are considered to be of ultimate benefit because they have originated from the Supreme Person.
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A Sound Mind in 5 Minutes
Most of us must have come across a situation where our thoughts and emotions start controlling us. When the mind gets agitated by negative thoughts or emotions, most of the time we get carried away by them and lose ourselves in them even if we don’t want to. This affects our personal as well as professional life.
A boss would never like an unfocused employee who always gets stuck in their thoughts. A spouse would never adore a partner who can’t share quality time. A teacher would not appreciate a student who can’t focus on their studies. All these things leave a negative impact on our lives and slowly we suck into the dark pit of anxiety and depression.
So, how to deal with this?
Mindfulness can solve all these problems to a great extent. The practice of mindfulness helps you to realize that you are different from your body and mind. This creates a gap between you and your thoughts.
In that way the negative thoughts and emotions won’t affect you since you become the observer of your thoughts & emotions rather than being caught up in them and reacting to them. You are able to stand a little apart from them and just watch them come and go.
Watch this guided mindfulness video and apply to get a sound and calm mind.
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Who Are You? – 5 Minute Identity Check
“Who Am I?”
Maybe you have never asked this question to yourself. You might think that you already know who you are. Unfortunately, it’s likely that you don’t know who you are. When you don’t know your real identity then you may end up in a big trouble. Because you will choose your goals and purpose of life according to your false identity.
So, what is your real identity?
In this short video, world-renowned yoga spiritual master, Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa gives enlightening insights about your true identity.
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Jab Your Stress in 5 Minutes
Now a days stress has become an undeniable part in almost everyone’s life. Office stress, school stress, relationship stress and so on. How much stress you want to take?
Well! If you can take it, then you are awesome! But if you can’t, then we have something for you.
Click on the play button, just follow the instructions & see your stress going away.
Happy Meditation😇 & experience inner peace.
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Detachment = Peace, Know How in 5 Mins
Our minds are turbulent, and it becomes very difficult to control our minds. But practicing mindfulness can help you to detach yourself from your thoughts and control your mind.
Practicing mindfulness has two benefits. The primary benefit is that it helps you to know that you are different from your mind. You are neither your body nor your mind. The secondary benefit is that it helps you get relief from stress and anxiety. You can watch your thoughts like a stream and get detached from them. In this way, you will not be affected by the emotions too.
Watch this video of Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa teaching mindfulness meditation practice.
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Relax and Fuel Up Energy in 5 Minutes
Many of us sometimes while having a focused session of work and studies, feel a bit lethargy. But if you can invest only 5 minutes of your day in these asanas, you will again boost up your energy to work or study with more intensity.
First, we will begin with this Energizing Breath Exercise by Wai Lana.
Then we will do this simple lying stretch asana to relax the whole body.
These two simple asanas can rejuvenate your body and mind.
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A Calmer Heart in 5 Minutes
Nowadays due to our hectic schedules and stressful life, we often feel restless. We may try many methods to get rid of the stress and breathe peacefully. But very less people know that Kirtan is one of the most powerful solutions to calm down a restless mind.
Kirtan helps relieve stress, worries, and anxiety. It also awakens and cultivates the innate wisdom, happiness, and real love lying dormant within you. By gradually cleansing your heart and mind, you can discover and experience your real identity, self-worth, and deeper purpose in life.
Simply by immersing your heart and mind in this beautiful 5 minutes kirtan by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa, you will find the inner peace and happiness your heart is longing for.
Feeling Lonely? Try This for 5 Minutes
Do you feel empty or lonely? If yes, then I have something for you. Just hear this blissful music sung by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa and let your feeling of emptiness wash away.