Grihastha Ashram: Training Children

                                                                  Q. When my son comes home from school he has homework everyday and if he does not finish his homework he would have to miss his recess and finish his homework. As parents we insist that he finish his homework everyday no matter what, but when it comes to chanting Japa, we are hesitant to insist like that...and say no matter what, you must chant your Japa. There is a fear that we might be forcing him and that may break his taste for doing japa later on and so we don't insist on it in the way we insist that they have to complete their homework. I have been feeling why if I am so insistent on material thinks why can't I be equally Insistent on spiritual things also.