Chanting the Name of God

Given our current hectic lifestyles, chanting the Name of God is the easiest path to follow in the current era (Kaliyuga). Chanting has no limitations of time and space and can be done anytime anywhere. When we chant God’s Name it bestows maximum spiritual benefits. It not only has the ability to heal and purify our physical body but also the various subtle sheaths/auras around the physical body. Chanting the Name of God according to the religion of our birth helps one to grow spiritually. We do not decide our birth, it is bestowed by God. We are born to the religion or family which is most conducive to begin our spiritual practice. Chanting God’s Name helps us to remain in communion with Him at all times and thus our spiritual practice can happen uninterrupted wherever we maybe. The following series of articles explain in detail how you can start or augment you spiritual practice with chanting the Name of God. Seekers around the world have had many spiritual experiences and observed benefits of chanting at a medical, psychological, and spiritual level.

Chants for health

Chanting of Om

Research articles

Introductory articles

Which name of God should we chant?

Chanting the Name of the God as per one’s religion or Family that we are born in helps to foster maximum spiritual growth and overall well-being.

How chanting affects our subconscious mind – The deflection method

Understand how chanting destroys the numerous incorrect impressions in the sub-conscious mind and cleanses us internally.

How does chanting work to clear and purify the mind?

Any repeated thought or action forms an impression that if reinforced becomes a centre. The same principle is used to create the devotion centre through chanting. When we chant the negative impressions in our sub-conscious mind are nullified.

Overview of mechanism of chanting

Understand though subtle drawings what happens in the subtle when we chant the Name of God.


Chanting which Name of God?


How does chanting purify the mind?

Benefits of chanting the Name of God

Benefits of chanting

Chanting means repetition of God’s Name. Chanting brings us many medical, psychological and spiritual benefits. If we chant for spiritual progress, we will achieve our aim and experience all the other benefits of chanting too.

Benefits of chanting – medical

Medical benefits of chanting include the symptoms of disease being visible before the disease sets in and physical benefit due to mental stability.

Benefits of chanting – psychological

Psychological benefits of chanting include the subconscious mind getting purified, increase in concentration, introversion and introspection and purification of speech.

Benefits of chanting – spiritual

Spiritual benefits of chanting include the ability to overcome destiny and ancestral problems, elimination of distress, purification of Kundalini centres and many benefits for our spiritual practice.

Do we get any benefit if we chant without faith?

This article explains whether one can get any benefit if one chants without faith.


Benefits of chanting


Is faith needed to get benefit from Chanting?

Practical articles on chanting the Name of God

Do we need a special time and place to chant?

According to the science of Spirituality, we do not need a special time and place to chant the Name of God.

Is it necessary to sit cross-legged while chanting?

Our goal is to be able to chant the Name of God continuously and with concentration. Keeping this in mind, we can make efforts to chant at all times in any position.

Discomfort in chanting

This article explains why we sometimes feel distress, discomfort or pain while chanting.

How to increase one’s chanting stepwise

This article explains how to increase the spiritual practice of chanting the Name of God.

How to improve concentration during chanting

Many incessant thoughts can disrupt our chanting. Here, we give practical tips on how to improve concentration in chanting.

Chanting during daily activities

This article explains how it is possible to chant during working hours or even when talking with someone.

How is it possible to chant while performing various activities?

This level of chanting happens at a much later stage in our spiritual journey when the chanting centre is well established in the sub-conscious mind.

What are the benefits of coordinating chanting the Name of God with one’s breath?

By coordinating chanting the Name of God with one’s breath, one can gain a number of benefits and improve the quality of chanting as one’s spiritual practice.

Do we need special time and place for chanting?

Chanting during daily activities

How to chant with concentration

Other articles on chanting the Name of God

I prefer to chant the Name of my favourite deity to that of my family deity – is that OK?

It is better to chant the Name of the family deity or the Divine Principle as per one’s religion for rapid spiritual progress.

Does one have to leave existing spiritual practise to start chanting?

To begin chanting the Name of God, one does not have to give up one’s current form of spiritual practice, but in fact, can augment it with chanting.

Chanting (japa) and meditation – What is the difference?

In this article we define chanting and meditation, outline the differences between them and study why chanting is a more beneficial spiritual practice in the current era.

How does chanting as a spiritual practice conform to the basic principles of Spirituality

Understand how chanting conforms to the 6 basic principles of Spirituality.

Frequently asked questions on what Name of God to chant

This article explains the commonly and frequently asked questions about what Name of God one should chant.


Meditation vs. Chanting    Chanting − Frequently asked questions

Research suggested

Nyas – Spiritual self-healing method

This self-healing spiritual technique - Nyas focuses the spiritual energy generated through chanting to specific chakras.

Box treatment for spiritual healing

Placing empty boxes around us while doing concentrated chanting uses the Absolute Ether Principle to enhance the quality of chanting.

Incense sticks for spiritual healing

Using SSRF incense sticks to purify the premise can improve the quality of chanting.


Self Healing through Chanting

Case studies

Overcoming ancestral problems

Overcoming ancestral problems
Cyriaque overcame ancestral problems through chanting.

Cure of mouth ulcersCure of mouth ulcers
Virendra shares how chanting removed his reoccurring and frequent mouth ulcers.

Hand excema curedHand eczema cure
John explains how chanting the Name of God relieved his eczema immediately.

Sweet taste while chantingSweet taste while chanting
Therese shares her experience of a Divine sweet taste in her mouth while chanting the Name God.

OOvercoming depressionvercoming depression
Learn how Ian overcame depression and other life problems through chanting the Name of God.

Related videos and tutorials

Start-your-Spiritual-Journey-with-chantingLearn about the three things you can do right away to begin or complement your spiritual journey.

How does chanting workChanting the Name of God as per one’s religion of birth is the recommended foundation of spiritual practice.

Chanting − Functional Structure of the MindWe are often acting or thinking because of deep-rooted impressions in our subconscious mind.

Related sections

Satsang and ChantingBeing in satsang helps us to experience the Bliss we feel by chanting more easily.

Satseva (Service to the Truth) and ChantingRendering satseva is the best way to progress rapidly towards God realisation.

Bhav (Spiritual Emotion) and ChantingIncreasing our spiritual emotion helps us to feel more Bliss by chanting the Name of God.

Spiritual blog

Increase in the required amount of chanting

Due to the increase in Raja-Tama or spiritual impurity in the current times the recommended minimum amount of chanting is 2 hours a day.

Importance we give spiritual practice

“I had an important realisation the other day with regards to the importance we need to give our spiritual practice.” – Mrs Shobhna Shet

Perform spiritual practice to gain protection from God

SSRF Saint Her Holiness Lola Vezilić and Mr Atul Dighe share why it is important to begin your spiritual practice with chanting.