Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase given by your guru. Bathe first, quiet the mind and concentrate fully to let japa harmonize, purify and uplift you. Heed your instructions and chant the prescribed repetitions without fail. Live free of anger so that japa strengthens your higher nature. Let japa quell emotions and quiet the rivers of thought.


I think that this precept is very easy to follow,all are able to recite or sing a mantra.

As follower of gaudiya-vaishnavism I do japa of Hare Krishna maha-mantra:
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare

There is no need to bathe before reciting it.

Now I ask the people of this forum: what mantra do you recite?