Due to laziness the mind doesn’t want to chant. Laziness could be of varieties. You should be around those who are enthusiastic. Then what happens? Chanting is enthused and your laziness runs away .
If we could say once in our life, “My dear Lord, I am yours and You are mine”, that is the end of material existence. There is nothing that is not in His power. In fact, it’s only Him who is capable, competent and always concerned about our protection.
As you sing the songs of Narottama Dasa Thakura all the teachings of the Vedas are there. How much surrendered souls we are, how much purified souls we are- to that degree we understand that song of Narottama Dasa Thakura.
Caitanya Mahaprabhu is the father of His Sankirtana movement of Congregational chanting and Congregationally hearing about Radha Krishna. So you will be able to give up this strong attachment to this world in so many forms.
Even if unserious persons perform devotional service according to regulative principles during kartika within the jurisdiction of Mathura in India, they are very easily awarded Lord’s personal service.
For the scientists who want to see new atoms, the real microscopes are Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. See through the eyes of the scriptures and you will see that there in the tiny atom the Lord is residing.