Chanting which is part of the Vedic spiritual discipline has many benefits
reduces stresses and increases energy
raises positive energy which is beneficial for the nervous system especially those suffering with ADHD
improves listening skills
increases compassion and sensitivity towards others
allows for spiritual growth
raises one towards higher vibrations overall.
There are chants in the Vedic Scriptures for many different purposes. Some have been highlighted below:
Krishna Maha Mantra:
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare
Mantra when dealing with difficult times:
Mookam karoti vaachaalam Pangum langhayatey girim Yatkripaa tamaham vandey Paramaananda Maadhavam
I salute that Madhava The source of Supreme Bliss, Whose grace makes the dumb man eloquent And the cripple cross mountains.
Mantra for Success:
Krishna Krishna Mahaayogin Bhaktaanaam Bhayankara Govinda Permaananda Sarvey Mey Vash Maanay
Requesting the Supreme Lord Krishna to bring success to us in our endeavors.
Gayatri Mantra (Universal Prayer):
Om bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ bhárgo devásya dhīmahi dhíyo yó naḥ prachodayat
We meditate on that most adored Supreme Lord, the creator, whose effulgence (divine light) illumines all realms (physical, mental and spiritual). May this divine light illumine our intellect.