What is chitta and how it influence our current life and our next life ? What are the methods that can be practiced in our daily lives to practice chitta suddhi? Thank you.

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Without being too technical, Chitta refers to the mind (for understanding technical and subtle differences between Chitta and Manas see this answer - https://hinduism.stackexchange.com/a/28176/4732) .

Adhering to Dharma, chanting (Guru given) mantra bring purification of mind (or Chitta Shuddhi).

According to Dharmasutras of Baudhayana, sticking to truthfulness brings Chitta Shuddhi.

Internal and External Purification.

1 Next, the method of purification 2 Water cleanses the body, and knowledge the understanding. Abstaining from hurting others cleanses one’s inner being, and truth cleanses the mind.

Baudhayana Dharma Sutras 1.8.1-2

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