Hare Krishna Prabhu, Could you Please Explain the Core dynamics of a successful JAPA.

Hare Krishna Prabhu, Could you Please Explain the Core dynamics of a successful JAPA.Category: QuestionsHare Krishna Prabhu, Could you Please Explain the Core dynamics of a successful JAPA.
SUHAS G asked 6 years ago

your grace had briefly explained many of the foreground and the background activities during japa, could you please explain in detail the Physical and mental endeavors that must be stressed during a neophyte stage, what all must be rejected during Japa (example Thinking), what the accepting hand should do, should Japa be done in a monotones or variation in the tempo required, the role of sense of touch by pulling the beads. Is it an offense to take the Japa mala completely out of the bead bag during japa. I would be very helpful if You could Please Publish a Book on the MANUAL FOR JAPA, sharing all your realizations. Thank YOU ,JAI PRABHUPADA

1 Answers
Madhu Pandit Dasa Staff answered 6 years ago

Hare Krishna, in the neophyte stage, one should not endeavor too much physically, mentally except for hearing attentively with clear INTENTION to please the each bit of the Holy Name and counting, everything else must be rejected. There should have gone a lot of background work about the glories of the Holy Name so that it spontaneously present in the foreground. Variation in the tempo may not be required so much. It is not offensive to take the japa mala completely out and chant. Book is already being worked upon. Hari bol…