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Sandhyavandana is a short religious practice that Hindus perform thrice daily. It combines specific mantras with breathing practice and meditation. Regular practitioners perform this thrice a day, just before sunrise, at noon and just before sunset. Vedic saints
believed that it is those times of the time that the mind & body is fully alert, and we could leverage those periods to strengthen the mind. It takes about 10-15 minutes each time. There are 4 main components of Sandhyavandana:
1. Gayathri Japa - this is the core of the ritual.
It comprises of 5-10 min of meditating on a manthra (hymn) that Hindus consider very sacred. The mantra has a deep calming effect and sharpens the concentration.
2. Pranayama - this is the breath control part of the exercise. Pranayama has a great health benefit as it can greatly
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