bad habits (1)


By Mahatma Das

There is something I’ve noticed about my japa over the years: Bad habits don’t die easily. Prabhupada said chanting produces more chanting. But the question is what kind of “more chanting” does it produce? My experience is that bad chanting produces more bad chanting. And if the bad chanting goes on long enough, it pretty much becomes a habit. Then bad becomes the norm.

Since bad chanting is not relishable, japa tends to take less of a priority in life. It becomes harder to finis

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