harināma

the chanting of Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s holy names. Unless accompanied by the word saṅkīrtana, it usually refers to the practice of chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra softly to oneself on a strand of tulasī beads

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