Chant as a spiritual practiceChanting (e.g., , , the , etc.) is a commonly used . Like , chanting may be a component of either personal or group practice. Diverse spiritual traditions consider chant a route to . Some examples include chant in n, an, and , and Australian Aboriginal cultures, , , , , chants, various s, various s, , and the chanting of and prayers especially in (see or ), (see or , for examples), , and churches (see ). Chant practices vary. chant involves , where multiple pitches are produced by each performer. The concept of chanting s is of particular significance in many traditions and other closely related . India's bhakti devotional tradition centers on , which has a following in many countries and traditions such as . The movement is based especially on the chanting of in the tradition. Chinese ' (诗经), or 'chanted poetry', mirrors principles and is sung from the ' (or lower abdomen) — the locus of power in .
See also* * * – Rhythmical work song sung on sailing vessels * *