The sacred practice of Japa meditation is something that has been passed down from our great line of meditation teachers, as a recommended practice for those to become more attracted to this practice. It’s nice to have a daily set amout of japa you complete. Start off with a number that is comfortable for you.
“As a strong wind sweeps away a boat on the water, even one of the roaming senses on which the mind focusses can carry away a man’s intelligence.” Being able to control the mind and the senses, the senses are like wild horses and the mind is like the king of those horses. So if we can control the mind we can control those horses. This transcendental knowledge culminates by practicing these sacred techniques of mantra meditation.