I agree, chanting can have a vey grounding or mindful type of effect. =)
I am a student here, a junior trainee, so please take this with a grain of salt.
I would like to respond from personal experience on this
Thank You Kliff for sharing this
I can so Relate in all kinds of ways
another example since i been practicing Regularly
i find that
Though I chant regularly prior to morning meditation, I find the practice particularly helpful (calming/stilling) when my mind is scattered and/or I am
Never got nothing (yeah, i know) from zazen.
If it helps one being, in.
If it helps "no one",in.