This course builds on the 7 Day Chanting Workshop, going deeper into the wisdom teachings at the foundation of maha-mantra meditation.
This course builds on the 7 Day Chanting Workshop, going deeper into the wisdom teachings at the foundation of maha-mantra meditation. You will learn techniques for enhancing your meditation and overcoming common obstacles in your practice. And, you will explore the bhakti-yoga philosophy and lifestyle that chanting comes from.
You are encouraged to take advantage of the ChantNow.com community. When you signed up for the Getting Started Workshop you were also registered with the community. By registering for this course you are automatically added to the course discussion forum in the community. Each of these forums has an experienced chanting guide to answer questions.
The course also requires students to have a Japa kit (a set of chanting beads, holding bag and counting beads). If you have not already obtained yours, click here.
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The course contents are listed under the “Content” tab above.
The course is designed to be taken at your own pace over the course of two to three weeks. Altogether there are 16 lessons, plus the initial orientation lessons. By covering about one topic per day you can easily finish within three weeks.
The course is meant to accompany your daily practice of Mantra Meditation. So we recommend combining your daily meditation with a lesson from the course.
To take this course you should have taken the 7 Day Chanting Workshop, or otherwise started with your chanting practice. If you are completely new to Mantra Meditation we recommend you take the 7 Day Chanting Workshop first.
Prepare yourself for the course with the topics in this lesson30 minutes
Before going forward, take a few minutes to review what you learned in the 7 day workshop.5-10 minutes
More about who we are and an opportunity to introduce yourself, too.10 minutes
How to use japa mala and suggestions for your practice10 minutes
Explore the learning mindset recommended for the course5 minutes
Guidelines on how to go through the course5 minutes