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  1. Japa

    Japa is a spiritual discipline involving the meditative repetition of a mantra or name of a divine power. The mantra or name may be spoken softly, enough for the practitioner to hear it, or it may be spoken purely within the reciter's mind. Japa may be performed while sitting in a meditation posture, while performing other activities, or as part of formal worship in group settings. The practice of repetitive prayer is present in varied forms within most religions in the world, although the religions of India generally give more emphasis to it as a specific discipline.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of japa in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of japa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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