|GUIDLINES OF JAINISM||
JAP AND DHYAN
(Reciting beads with Mantras and meditation)
Besides reciting with devotion the Navkar Mantra, one must recite some special hymns that can ennoble and purify life and must, in accordance with the prescribed methods, meditate on the essential form of the soul. Such a meditation offers the soul a peace and bliss. It is only by means of this meditation the mind acquires firmness; and the actual life acquires the right direction. The being a Jain becomes meaningful only if one gives a place in his life to all these things fully or partially. The life of a Jain does not become a live force merely on account of his birth in a Jain family. One must make ones life permeated with dharma to make ones life meaningful.