Category Archives: Japa Yoga

Japa Yoga Sadhana

Japa Yoga Sadhana

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INTRODUCTORY

Sadhana is purifying and steadying the mind and fixing it on the Lord. Without Sadhana you cannot attain the Sadhya or the object of meditation i.e., the Supreme Being, the abode of Immortality and Bliss.

Japa is an important … Full Story

Listening to the Sound Within

Listening to the Sound Within

Swami Satchidananda

Nada Yoga is the Yoga of sound and it includes practices using sound formulas and mantras. Mantra repetition itself is a Nada Yoga practice. Through repeating the mantra, you gradually develop that sound vibration within. After practicing for a long … Full Story

What is Japa Yoga?

What is Japa Yoga?

Swami Sivananda
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WHAT IS JAPA ?

Repetition of any Mantra or Name of the Lord is known as Japa. Japa is an important Anga of Yoga. It is a spiritual food for the hungry soul. Japa is the rod … Full Story

The Name of God

The Name of God

Swami Satchidananda

The mystic sound OM is the word expressive of God. It is God’s name.

We have to give a name to God, but it is rather difficult to find a suitable name for that nameless, formless, omnipresent and omniscient One. … Full Story