How Does Chanting Work?

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How Does Chanting Work?

  1. 1. Cover How does chanting the Name of God work? www. S piritual R esearch F oundation.org
  2. 2. At the outset Tutorial 1: Start your spiritual journey Explains which Name of God we should chant Start your spiritual journey
  3. 3. At the outset Tutorial 2: The spiritual nature of the mind Explains the nature of our sub-conscious mind and the centres in it Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% )
  4. 4. At the outset Tutorial 3 : Why we do the things we do Explains how our sub-conscious mind influences our decision-making and whether we are predominantly happy or sad throughout our lives
  5. 5. From earlier tutorials | Impressions Our sub-conscious mind contains millions of impressions Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% ) Impressions Recap
  6. 6. From earlier tutorials | Centres Strong stimulus / Repeated stimulus A reinforced impression creates a ‘Centre’ Deep rooted impressions in our sub-conscious mind are known as centres Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% ) Recap
  7. 7. From earlier tutorials | Main Centres Similar centres group together to form bigger centres like the Temperament centre Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% ) Recap
  8. 8. From earlier tutorials | Main Centres The give-and-take account centre is instrumental in deciding how we react to various stimuli and whether we feel happiness or unhappiness from life’s events Conscious mind (10%) Sub-conscious mind (90%) Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre Instinct and desire centre Temperamental characteristics centre Give-and-take account centre Recap
  9. 9. The issue | Analogy of the mind to the sea Just as the sea keeps casting wave after wave to the shore, the impressions from our sub-conscious mind constantly bombard our conscious mind with thoughts. Conscious mind Sub-conscious mind
  10. 10. The issue | The problem with incessant thoughts Problem 1: Number of thoughts 90% of them useless Take up our time and energy Will Kate say yes? What should I have for dinner? That Ferrari was really cool I could do with a salary raise. I should have spoken up in the meeting
  11. 11. The issue | The problem with incessant thoughts Problem 2: Type of thoughts Decided by our destiny 65% 35% Destined Free will Our life in the current era
  12. 12. The issue | The problem with incessant thoughts Problem 2: Type of thoughts Decided by our destiny 65% 35% Destined Free will Our life in the current era On average most of destiny is adverse
  13. 13. Root cause of the problem is inherently spiritual in nature The issue | The problem with incessant thoughts A spiritual solution is best suited to overcome it
  14. 14. Solution - creating a new centre | Analogy of a thorn to remove a thorn Just as we remove a thorn embedded in our foot or hand with a needle or thorn ...
  15. 15. Solution - creating a new centre | Devotion centre Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% ) New impression – Devotion centre … we create a new divine impression to remove the defective ones.
  16. 16. Solution - creating a new centre | Effect of chanting the Name of God Spiritual practice of Chanting the Name of God Spiritual Experiences
  17. 17. Solution - creating a new centre | Types of spiritual experiences Alleviation of worldly problems
  18. 18. Solution - creating a new centre | Types of spiritual experiences Experiencing a subtle fragrance in the absence of a stimulus
  19. 19. Solution - creating a new centre | Types of spiritual experiences Experiencing calmness of mind even during life’s storms
  20. 20. Types of spiritual experiences – www. S piritual R esearch F oundation.org
  21. 21. Solution - creating a new centre | Devotion centre firmly established Conscious mind ( 10% ) Sub-conscious mind ( 90% ) Devotion centre
  22. 22. How chanting works? | Eradicates the two problems of our mind Problem Solution through chanting Excessive, unnecessary thoughts Deflection method Negative thoughts Divinity in the Name of God
  23. 23. How chanting works? | Deflection method – reducing the number of thoughts Devotion centre grows with spiritual practice <ul><li>Faith in the centre augmented by: </li></ul><ul><li>Higher spiritual experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in one’s basic nature for the better </li></ul>
  24. 24. How chanting works? | Deflection method – reducing the number of thoughts <ul><li>Unnecessary thoughts from our subconscious mind are not allowed access to our conscious mind </li></ul><ul><li>The predominant thought that remains in our mind is the Name of God. </li></ul>Devotion centre
  25. 25. How chanting works? | Modifying our negative thoughts Devotion centre influences other centres and positively influences our thought processes
  26. 26. How chanting works? | D evotion centre occupies entire sub-conscious mind Devotion centre
  27. 27. How chanting works? | D evotion centre occupies entire sub-conscious mind <ul><li>This is a superlative state - Bliss </li></ul><ul><li>Experience of merging with God </li></ul><ul><li>Total alignment with God’s will </li></ul><ul><li>Total access to the Universal Mind and Intellect </li></ul>His Holiness Bhaktaraj Maharaj
  28. 28. In summary <ul><li>Many benefits of spiritual practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater energy levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personality change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happier existence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It helps us even if we do not have any faith. Of course if done with faith the results are multiplied. </li></ul>Visit www.SpiritualResearchFoundation.org for further details

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