Japa Course – The Basics

Chant Now Team · September 3, 2022

In this course we will embark on a journey to go deeper into the mantra meditation practice called japa, exploring the meaning of the maha-mantra and the importance of japa in the bhakti tradition. You will learn how to improve your chanting as well as its benefits and how to incorporate it into your daily life. 

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Who is this course for 

This course is for anyone who has completed the 7 Day Workshop and is looking to further their mantra meditation skills. 

What you get 

  • Ten in-depth video lessons  

What you will learn 

  • What the maha-mantra means 
  • How the maha-mantra is not regular sound 
  • How to incorporate japa into your life 
  • The role of japa in bhakti 
  • The three types of chanting 
  • How to improve the quality of your chanting 

About the instructor 

Mahatma Prabhu was born in Los Angeles, California in 1950. In 1969, at the age of 19, he first met Srila Prabhupada through The Bhagavad Gita As It Is, and then later that year met Srila Prabhupada personally in Los Angeles. In January 1970, he moved into the temple in Berkeley, California and shortly after received first and second initiation. 

He went on to do a variety of services including book distribution, sankirtan leader, temple president, college preaching, congregational development, and various educational projects. This has culminated in the work he does today developing workshops, social media, online courses and books both for devotees as well as the general public through his company Sattva Life https://sattva-life.mn.co) ]. He practically shows the many ways that Krishna consciousness offers solutions to today’s challenges and writes and teaches in a way that resonates with devotees and people in general by helping them see life as a spiritual practice 

Mahatma Prabhu is well known in ISKCON for his recorded and live music, most notably his recording of Brahma Samhita, but also for his workshops on such essential topics as Japa, Forgiveness, Humility, Vows and Marriage. 

He is based in Alachua, Florida where he lives with his wife Jahnava and daughter Syama Mandali, and travels about six months a year. 

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Course Includes

  • 11 Lessons