Difference Between Japa and Kirtana

When a Vedic mantra is chanted within the mouth so that only the chanter can hear, the chanting is called japa. But when such mantras are chanted loudly, it is called kirtana.
Purport on Srimad Bhagavatam 3.14.32

Yajna Recommended By Lord Chaitanya

Lord Chaitanya, however, has recommended only one yajna, or sacrifice, called the sankirtana-yajna, the chanting of Hare Krishna, in which everyone can take part. Thus both devotees and fruitive workers can derive equal benefit from the performances of sankirtana-yajna.
Purport on Srimad bhagavatam 1.16.20

Being Very, Very Happy

If the surface of the globe is overflooded with the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra, the people of the world will be very, very happy.
Purport on Srimad Bhagavatam on 4.24.10

Subject matter of Srimad Bhagavatam

So here has been described the activities of the brahmanas, ksatriyas, vaisyas and sudras, as it relates to the Personality of Godhead. This is sambandha- jnana. Understanding everything in relationship with the Personality of Godhead- – What is our position now, what is our desired position and how to attain that desired position, which is the subject matter of Srimad- Bhagavatam.

Lecture on SB 3.6.32 – About the Four Varnas – Vyasa Puja 2008 – 5th Jan'08 – Tirupati

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