We Should know in perfect consciousness that human life is bestowed upon the conditioned soul to achieve spiritual success and the easiest possible procedure to attain this end is to chant the holy name of the Lord. – Srimad Bhagavatam, 02.01.12.
Just by chanting the holy names of Lord Krishna, all inauspiciousness disappears.
One can be free from all sinful reactions after reaching a place of pilgrimage, but one can have the same benefit at home or at any place simply by chanting the holy name of the Lord.
Srimad Bhagavatam 2.7.15,
The holy name is Krishna Himself, but only if we are chanting without offences. Offences prevent us from associating with Krishna.
Because its our most potent weapon against her. To the degree you allow her to distract you from chanting well, you become malleable to her will.
If by the tongue you chant Hare Krishna mantra and by the tongue you taste prasadam, you will be perfect, simply by executing these two things.