Chanting is not just about religion and spirituality; rather it's a combination of sound, breath and rhythm that helps you to channelise your energy. The mantras have both psychological and physiological effects on your body. Here are few ways chanting can improve your mental and physical health.
A ritualistic practice that has lost relevance? Not at all. Chanting still remains a sought-after psychosomatic route to physical and intellectual wellness. Regular chanting of mantras is believed to wipe out fear, anger and depression, and help relieve disorders of the respiratory, digestive, reproductive, circulatory, speech, intellectual and cognitive systems. Vedic chanting is said to help develop one's mental powers and strength, ease stress, and take one to a higher level of consciousness. Chanting also improves one's memory and power of concentration, so crucial if one wants to be an achiever.
1. Chanting improves immunity.
Chanting certain mantras puts pressure on tongue, vocal chords, lips, palate and other connecting points in the body. The vibration from the mantra stimulates a gland called hypothalamus. It is responsible for the regulation of many body functions including immunity and some happy hormones. The happier you are the stronger your immunity.
2. Helps to calm the mind.
The certain vibrating sounds of the mantras helps in stimulating the hormones that calms the mind and relaxes your body. It also helps you to concentrate and thereby works as a tranquiliser for your mind.
3. Vedic mantras help in balancing the chakras.
Chanting helps to stimulate the body chakras, also known as the energy centres of the body. Different energy centres helps in the smooth functioning of different body organs. At times the alignment of the chakras can get a little haywire and chanting helps to align them, keeping your body disease free.
4. Increases concentration and learning.
According to a research and experts people who chanted mantras had better concentration and learning power. Because when you chant the resultant vibration helps to activate the chakras present on your face and head which are responsible for concentration and memory.
5. For a healthy heart.
Chanting a mantra drastically calms the person and slows down the breathing process, which helps to regularise your heart beat and keep your heart healthy.
6. Helps to release stress.
It helps to beat stress and stress-related problems. Regular chanting helps to reverse the damage done by constant stress on your body.
7. Keeps depression at bay.
The vedic mantras also gives a person relief from stress making them more resilient. The vibrations from chanting the helps body to release the relaxing hormones that keep depression at bay.
8. Increases radiance.
The vibrations also fuel the vital points on your face that helps to improve the blood circulation and get rid of toxins. The breathing pattern of chanting helps to oxygenate your skin, making it look younger and glowing.