Using Mala to recite Ram Naam is a simple and
easy method for getting the mind accustomed to chanting Ram Naam. Mala is
especially helpful in bringing the attention back on Ram Naam when mind is
distracted by the delusion (Maya) that surrounds us. Mala is a vital part of
doing Japa, which is the repetition of a Mantra, such as Ram Naam. Mala
assist in watching the breath, which eventually leads to ones Spiritual
One may say "Rama" with the incoming breath, and again say "Rama"
with the outgoing breath. This Japa of "Ram Naam", while watching the
flow of incoming and outgoing breath, has the power to help us Realize the Truth of our
Souls Oneness with God.