As we know, the mind can be our friend or enemy. Here is a thought to ponder in this regard. “Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.”
Forgiveness is often illogical and unnatural because you are confronted with forgiving an “unforgivable” act. Yet anger, blame and revenge only make your pain worse. Forgiveness is the only medicine that will relieve your pain.
Another person cannot cause you to hate or resent him unless that hatred and resentment is already within you. They are just showing you what you need to work on.
Maya targets your chanting because it’s your most potent weapon against her. To the degree you allow her to distract you from chanting well, you become malleable to her will.