Why do you chant ?



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I chant because the Divine takes such joy in revealing Itself to Itself! ...And I experience that interconnected spacious joy as Its instrument!
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I chant because there is no other way. Even if I don't have faith, chanting is like electrical connection and Krishna is there.
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I chant because its a nice way to pass the time and I can't seem to feel bad when I'm singing songs of virtuous desire :)
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I chant because I was suggested to chant in my dream and this is what I was searching for by exploring everything...
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I chant because it gives me an opportunity to glorify God, who is pure divine love as well as our protector, source of power, and liberator.
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I chant because my soul longs for Peace and Harmony and it makes my Heart smile.
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I chant because It makes my heart shine!
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I chant because it reminds me that I'm already whole
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I chant because it connects me with the higher self!!
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I chant because the holy name is like water. It cleans your soul and washes all of your worries away..
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I chant because it draws me closer to the Divine
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I chant because I am the soul, I am the light divine, I am love, I am will, I am fixed design - and so is everyone
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I chant because I am god and so are you
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I chant because it takes me from chaos to peace....
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I chant because my heart opens and my mind is silent
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I chant because I like the vibration
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I chant because I LOVE IT
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I chant because it purifies to conscious vibrations.
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I chant because it's how I share my heart with the world.
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I chant because I'm in harmony with all. I am the stable tree. I am the free bird. I am the fresh air. I am you. I am Divine.
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I chant because it feels good in my body, and my dog loves it too!
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I chant because Mantra and Music are the Magic Elixir that opens my heart and soothes my soul. Then, I give myself away.
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I chant because I have to! It opens my heart and soothes my soul.
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I chant because my soul is transparent when I offer my voice to the divine
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I chant because that is where I feel the Divine's love, embace and acceptance of me.
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I chant because it brings me close to The Supreme Personality of Godhead, i.e., Krishna. :)
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I chant because it lifts me into the Divine's embrace.
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I chant because I go to a higher plane
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I chant because there's nothing else to do...
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I chant because the rhythm and motion is an ecstatic potion!
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I chant because it allows me to serve. Sharing this sacred practice makes my heart burst with joy. I feel connected to all Divinity.
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I chant because it tunes my mind to the Divine & opens my heart. It melts away anxiety, sorrow & confusion & brings me back to my center.
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I chant because life is BEAUTIFUL xxx
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I chant because it leads me back home...
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I chant because , as Rumi says, "there was a dawn I remember when my soul heard something from your soul", and chanting takes me back there.
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I chant because i love myself in it and then come back home to myself at the same time.
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I chant because it is the only way to dispel the darkness.
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I chant because it connects me to the silence inside which i am.
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I chant because it makes me feel close to Shri Krishna..and i actually feel attached to him..its like a bond..love bond.. :)
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I chant because it brings me to the stillness within
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I chant because the "I" is allowed the grace of dissolution, as it merges with the Totality of the One Divine.
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I chant because it HEALS and brings JOY!
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I chant because it reminds me who I am
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I chant because it pacifies and purifies my ever flickering and agitated mind.
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I chant because it quietens the noisy monkey mind faster and more effectively than anything else, for me, and it feels good x
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I chant because it allows my 4 1/2 year old to be filled with UNFILTERED JOY and come out to play Alo-HA
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I chant because what else could I do?!!
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I chant because there is no more time and space.. only... Infinity.
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I chant because it quiets my mind which allows my heart to overflow.
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I chant because it helps me to love better everytime.
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I chant because it opens you up to the reality that we are all one and it connects us
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I chant because it soothes my heart, brings me to center, and fills me with love, joy and connection with all things
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I chant because it quiets my mind and helped me get sober.
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I chant because it makes me happy and peaceful. It massages my devotional gene.
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I chant because the names of Krishna give me the only satisfaction that my soul has been seeking for an eternity.
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I chant because "i" cease to be
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I chant because it helps me remember to how to Love.
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I chant because I am connected to the Divine and everyone around me in consuming love.
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I chant because as soon as the first note is struck and I open my mouth, my soul comes pouring out :)
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I chant because it gives me total peace to my mind and soul....jai ram ji
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I chant because it's an expression of the Love that I am, it brings my heart such joy, and emanates ripples of peace out to the whole planet. Jai Ganesha!
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I chant because it keeps me out of trouble.
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I chant because it makes my heart sing.
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I chant because it takes me inward into a deep flow of Divine grace, and outward to outrageous joy, shared with my fellow chanters!
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I chant because it brings us into that Presence. The Presence of Divine Love.
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I chant because it removes the suffering in my mind and replaces it with blissful, loving compassion.
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I chant because the harmonium is my favorite sound.
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I chant because I love it!
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I chant because it helps to purify my consciousness & connects me with a community of beautiful, loving people.
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I chant because it's the most efficient way to turn my head off and open my heart. Chanting transforms my energy, and holds me firm in my devotion.
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I chant because chanting can soften my heart and awake compassion
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I chant because it unclogs the heart, sweeps out the mind, and polishes the soul.
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I chant because I am a better person afterwards.
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I chant because it is such a beautiful way to be together
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I chant because it brings me from my head to my heart. It raises my consciousness... and as we are all one, it raises us all.
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I chant because it brings me closer to my Guru and to God. It brings me to a state of bliss that I have never succeeded in by using drugs. It is All Love.
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I chant because it is a path to share love
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I chant because it simply feels good. Chanting is the most blissful thing I can think of doing. Chanting opens my being to that bliss. Namaste.
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I chant because it melts away barriers and opens our hearts to unconditional love whatever tradition we sing from
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I chant because it fills my heart and soul with Joy to share my connection with the Universe that way!!!
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I chant because it is a deep dive into the ocean of love at the center of my heart, my being and a direct connection to the divine!
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I chant because it connects me to my soul and to Source
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I chant because it connects me with the universe. The most amazing experiences have happened during chanting through my heart.
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I chant because it brings a taste of the sparkly beauty that is our heart.
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I chant because it takes me to places in my Heart that nothing else touches.
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I chant because it cleanses my heart and deepens my love affair with Radha Krishna.
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I chant because it inspires peace, love, and healing.
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I chant because it feels like sweet warm honey-thunder shakti ma! makes me feel whole again! :D we pray for healing for all beings!
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I chant because I CAN! :) Don't you?!
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I chant because there's nothing closer to a perfect thought, word, and action then kirtan.
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I chant because I love to sing and I love to connect to the Divine. It's a match made in Heaven!
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I chant because it brings me in sync with the nature. I can see energy everywhere. Its a very different feeling.
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I chant because it connects me to my inner voice
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I chant because it connects me to the divine.
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I chant because it helps keep my heart center open, and feels like the thing to do.
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I chant because I could take a moment to give thanks and praise
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I chant because it's time for the human family to become functional, and live in peace & love.
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I chant because I love the way it makes me feel: happy, grounded, and alive. I feel a deep sense of love and gratitude; I love sharing this with others. ♥
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I chant because it is wonderful to be in the presence
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I chant because chanting means honestly expressing yourself
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I chant because it opens and heals my heart & brings me hOMe to my true self; I feel a connection with the whole universe.
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I chant because it is the direct connection to the divine...
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I chant because it makes a difference.
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I chant because it always brings me H-OM-E.
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I chant because it lifts my spirit and makes me feel joyful, lighthearted and more connected to my divine essence and therefore I feel more connected to others.
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I chant because it gives me freedom from thoughts.
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I chant because it integrates all aspects of myself. With that I am able give my heart to others. Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti.
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I chant because it uncovers and strengthens my true, compassionate, authentic voice
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I chant because it helps me to remember truth.
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I chant because it purifies my heart open, it takes me to another state of mind and closer to divine soul of Mahadev.
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I chant because it's my heart's calling.
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I chant because singing to God makes life beautiful.
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I chant because it brings me to self-realization, and shows me how to act as a self-realized soul.
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I chant because it brings me back to the real person I am inside. It gives me happiness and hope to make it through the day.
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I chant because it tells the truth
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I chant because I am never alone when chanting the Holy Name.
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I chant because it warms my heart and soul
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I chant because Creator told me to...and, Creator was right.
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I chant because it is my oxygen... and one can not survive without oxygen.
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I chant because it brings love to my heart, peace to my mind, and rocks my soul it's core.
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I chant because yearning for the highest Source, brings Light to the Heart, reveals Love as Unity & supports remembrance of our common spiritual roots.
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I chant because it brings me to a state of letting go and letting love which is God
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I chant because it brings me back to who I am.
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I chant because it reminds me that our most important mission is expressing love.
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I chant because KD's new CD "Kirtan Wallah" makes me SING OUT......
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I chant because nobody brings it like Aindra prabhu. Kali-yuga-dharma hari-nama sankirtan ki jaya!!
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I chant because it airs my mind and makes pure happiness enter my soul :)
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I chant because I love Krsna, chanting keeps my love centered
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I chant because Hallowed be Thy Name...and that's just for starters :)
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I chant because it brings me peace.
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I chant because it keeps me present, it keeps me patient, and it keeps me kind.
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I chant because it feels uplifting, inspiring, and happy!
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I chant because it reminds me of the Sacredness of All.
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I chant because no other spiritual practice has had such an impact on me like chanting has...
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I chant because it makes my soul dance!
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I chant because the Hare Krishna mantra can reawaken my eternal relationship of transcendental love with the all-attractive Supreme Lord, Krishna.
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I chant because it is my rock and allows me to briefly have a grasp on what I call my spiritual path. I also love the communal intent to spread love.
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I chant because ... just because! (-:
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I chant because it brings joy to my heart and peace to my mind, Jai Radhe
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I chant because it makes us dive into the Universe's profound Soul.
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I chant because it lightens my soul and makes my heart feel open
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I chant because I go into my temple..where my guru is
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I chant because it brings me to deeper meditation, pulsation, vibration and oneness.
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I chant because OM NAMAH SHIVAYA fills my heart and uplifts my life. I walk the ocean every day and sing praises of love and joy in grateful celebration of life
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I chant because it invites flow and serenity into my life.
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I chant because it brings me closer to God. It fills my heart with divine love and consciousness.
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I chant because it dissolves us into the infinite field of pure consciousness~bliss~love and merges us entirely in That.
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I chant because it induces the relaxation response in my bodymind plus I feel immersed in God.
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I chant because when I start chanting, others start chanting and sooner or later in a powerful, purified, blissful state EVERYONE will be chanting Hare Krsna!
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I chant because this chanting is one of the most beautiful pleasant and powerful ways by which Love Theirselves can be perceived.
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I chant because I cannot help but chant!
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I chant because that is how I feel most connected to my spiritual community, the divine and pure joy.
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I chant because I truly can't imagine doing anything else
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I chant because it is home... it makes me feel safe and loved ♥
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I chant because I chant to LIVE and live to CHANT. Sat Nam ~
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I chant because the sound of the harmonium speaks to a place in me that i cannot reach otherwise
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I chant because it frees me of anxiety and connects me to my divine self! Om Namah Sivaya!
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I chant because kirtan is the perfect way for me to combine my loves of music and yoga
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I chant because I can connect to my beloved GURUDEVA SATCHIDANANDA. It quiets my mind and opens my heart and I feel home.
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I chant because it is fun and fills me with bliss!
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I chant because it stops my mind from chattering and takes me into the space of my heart in a way I can feel the presence of Goddess
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I chant because I simply love being happy, healthy & whole.
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I chant because the resonance of the harmonium calls my voice out and makes it easy to sing, and I love the way it feels to play and sing.
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I chant because it connects me to the place inside of me that is aware of the Oneness of all things and the Joy and Truth of who I really am :)
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I chant because I love it! I love the very sounds of the Holy Names. I love the joyful communion with devotees singing love songs for the Divine. Such bliss!
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I chant because it opens my heart, and helps to keep it wide, wide open to the Universe...
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I chant because I want every day to be RATHA YATRA!!!
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I chant because I love it, "I" disappear while I am doing it. There is no Ego envolved when you are chanting God!
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I chant because sacred sound is a fragrant garden of bliss that illuminates my heart & soul.
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I chant because it has been the music, melody, and sound that keeps introducing me to new dimensions.
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I chant because It's my way of talking to god - praying.
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I chant because I can't not. The song just calls me in...
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I chant because it serves Krishna!
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I chant because it brings joy to my heart and peace to my mind.
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I chant because I sing Mothers glories and She gives me Her darshan and samadhi. Jai Ma!
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I chant because only while chanting I am my true self, a very happy soul and I am in the perfect place to share it.
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I chant because it feels like I'm singing a love song to my own heart!
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I chant because I'm blessed.
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I chant because it tunes our heart and souls to play the universal song of the universe. Love.
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I chant because it frees my spirit! Opens my heart! And pierces the veil of maya! Just for a precious moment...
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I chant because it is the only expression that brings me peace and joy!
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I chant because we are all Gods & children of the most high
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I chant because it lights up my life
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I chant because it brings me.....home!
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I chant because it takes me home, to my deepest self, and to the abode of the divine.
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I chant because chanting is true liberation ~
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I chant because it brings me into the present moment, gives me peace, joy, connection, and expands my heart.
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I chant because it helps me heal and work through tension I hold in my body
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I chant because it brings me to the place I always want to be in. All love all one
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I chant because I can loose myself in it!
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I chant because our hearts guide us to this place of divine unity.
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I chant because singing the Holy Names reminds me Who IAM
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I chant because it tunes my vibration to a clear pure tone, and brings harmony within and around me.
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I chant because I can feel God listening & loving me
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I chant because I have to share the Maha Mantra with everyone!
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I chant because it's a way to love and open my own heart. And, as I love my own heart, all hearts are loved -- as ONE. Om shanti.
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I chant because it disconnects me from all things material and connects me to the Spirit, the Cosmic Consciousness.
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I chant because it opens my heart and I can feel and hear the music of the Universe.
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I chant because it brings me back to my true Self, and home...
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I chant because it heals, opens hearts and lifts spirits high.
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I chant because it takes me home.
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I chant because "I have found a way to live in the Presence of the Lord".
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I chant because my heart wants to be open everyday for myself and those around me.
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I chant because it connects me to a deeper place of peace, tranquility and divine love.
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I chant because it brings light to my path.
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I chant because chanting sings my soul back home…
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I chant because I feel real love
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I chant because I feel loved by chanting my love's name, whom I love more than anything and everything..
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I chant because chanting is love
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I chant because it allows me to share spiritual life and love with my community, and deep in that community and in the temple we share eternal love, bliss, and joy!
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I chant because it allows me to let go and embrace all of my deepest emotions.
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I chant because I want to show that all of us have a beautiful voice, and that chanting together is the first step to a unified world.
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I chant because I have too.
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I chant because it activates genes which supports my endocrine system offering my neuro plong plings the bliss of Sri Krishna & brings harmony to my soul.
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I chant because without chanting I would fall apart!
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I chant because there is nothing I would rather be doing! Chanting makes me feel complete.
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I chant because it immerses me in the Divine, allowing me to actually experience acintya bhedabheda-tattva.
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I chant because I find peace and love within...I am feel divine love and I am most still
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I chant because it helps me to REMEMBER and RE-MEMBER.
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I chant because I am.
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I chant because it feels fantastic to sing bhajans & kirtans, the energy feels fresh and renews us, it helps us on so many levels! Namaskar
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I chant because because it makes me feel closer it makes me feel light and happy
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I chant because I want to help people find awesome on the other side of awkward!
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I chant because it opens my heart to realize WHO the divine love really is, and who I really am as the servant of that Divine love.
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I chant because it enlivens my inner sun, making me shine brighter as I serve and share...loving deeper, living fuller, soaring ever higher, merging with the ONE.
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I chant because it is my lifeline.
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I chant because it allows me to feel connected to the river of life and love... quiets my mind and opens my heart.
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I chant because it nourishes the soul
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I chant because we all need more love and joy in our lives :)
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I chant because it opens my heart and helps me to experience feelings of joy, peace, and connection
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I chant because even just thinking about chanting gives me the realization of our true essence.LOVE LOVE LOVE.Open your heart and let the sun shine in!
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I chant because it fills my heart with love, frees my soul & fills my whole being with outrageous bliss !!
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I chant because our beautiful sound suspends my mind in rapture and reveals our dancing Hearts.
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I chant because it's darn right FUN!
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I chant because it connects me to my essence.
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I chant because it sets my soul on fire!
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I chant because it makes everything and everyone Glow!
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I chant because the ancient tunes keep me connected with my history of my heart....
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I chant because I forget about my little self with its so called problems and connect with my true Self which is peace.
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I chant because it blows away my mind and takes me to my neutral infinite mind.
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I chant because I love to see our community grow and experience the love flowing between us. Our kirtan community is family.
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I chant because it keeps me in synch with the truth! Sat Nam!
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I chant because chanting becomes prayer; prayer becomes spirit; spirit becomes intent; intent becomes action; action becomes peace.
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I chant because it brings us home to bliss, quiets the mind, nourishes the soul, and builds our loving community.
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I chant because that is my religion. I chant to be closer to my guru.
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I chant because it expresses my happiness within and when I'm sad it connects me back to an acceptance of what is and makes me stronger to ride through it!
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I chant because I feel there are several reasons why I sing. One reason is because to sing, heal my mind, open my heart, frees me from anxiety and vain attachments.
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I chant because it's my connection to my higher self connected to G-d...Om Shanti, Shanti...Ommmmm
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I chant because it takes me to the place of universal love, joy and bliss. Where I know unity and oneness mauhhh!
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I chant because it sets my soul free and removes the ego.
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I chant because I can... because it cleans up the clutter...because it frees my heart...
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I chant because it changes the frequency and fills the room with love
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I chant because I feel more connected to myself and others.
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I chant because it nourishes my heart and soul as much as water and food feeds my body
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I chant because I want my heart to stay open as much as possible.
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