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 light-love-wisdom energy. Then breathe out filling all living beings including yourself with that light-love-wisdom energy. Repeat this many times. Do this especially when you are hurting, but also when you are feeling happy. This is a wonderful practice at the time of your death.
Sometimes forgiving ourselves is not enough. Although it is hard to do, when we manage to forgive ourself the pain of hurt and violation often remains. Something else is need to completely heal. Repair means […]
The process of dying according to Buddhist Mahayana tradition involves 8 stages. Each stage has signs on the outside and inside. Only the dying person can witness the inner visions. The first stage is when […]