Getting hurt can be a blessing in disguise. It can bring us closer to others who are hurting. We can wish their pain resolves fully, and link this to the breath. When we breathe in we imagine taking all their pain, and imagine their pain transforms into healing energy. When we breathe out, imagine filling them all, including yourself, with this healing energy fully eliminating their (and your) pain. When we breathe out remember to let go of others’ pain.
Often we get stuck in a funk. We are paralyzed and taken over by insecurity. We cannot accomplish anything. Nor can we just relax and be. Trying to push out of it just drains us. […]
Tonglen – taking and giving — is powerful. With the in-breath, in the form of dark smoke, breathe in the suffering of all living beings. At the end of the in-breath immediately transform it into […]