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How to overcome deluded thoughts?

It would be impossible for most people not to have wandering thoughts. It is fine as long as we recognize and be aware of our wandering thoughts. With spiritual practice, such as repentance prostration, reciting sutras or the Buddha's name or mantras, and sitting meditation, we can train ourselves to calm and purify our minds, and thereby naturally reducing our distracting or wandering thoughts. 

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