Hindu Meditation and Recitation

(Continuing in our series about Hinduism from Pray4SouthAsia.com) “Hindu practices often include meditation, aimed at emptying the mind.  Also repeatedly chanting certain ‘mantras’ is believed to earn divine merit.   In contrast, the Biblical approach to meditation involves filling our minds with God’s Word, which transforms us from the inside out and renews our thoughts and actions.  Let’s pray for Hindus to discover the life-giving power of God’s Word and experience personal transformation through it.

“Pray that those practicing meditation and recitation in Hindu contexts would not be content but would hunger for something greater and find Christ.

“Ask God to open hearts to the richness of filling one’s mind with His Word, leading to genuine spiritual renewal and life change.”

Here is one example of a Hindu chant: