Questions tagged [nama-japa]

Repeating the holy names of Gods. Some Puranic scriptures recommend it as an effective measure of attaining liberation in Kali Yuga.

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Can Rama Nama Japa give moksha?

Many of the followers of the Sanathan Dharma do the Nama Japa of Lord Rama extensively. Is Rama Nama Japa capable to give moksha?
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Does nAma-japa also require dikshA (initiation)?

As far as Mantra japa is concerned, I think everybody knows that the first step towards Mantra Siddhi (mastery over the mantra) is Guru DikshA (taking the mantra from one's Guru) and then we have to ...
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Is chanting “OM” naam japa or mantra japa?

does one need some form of Diksha to chant OM or can it be chanted by anyone? Are there any benefits of simply chanting OM?