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.
Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, and happy 600th anniversary of Je Tsongkhapa’s nirvana (passing). This is a special time of year. The outer stars are aligned. Please align your inner stars. Come home. Center. Balance. Be […]
Received my new emergency passport and new Indian visa. Still no computer. Going home to India tonight. Practicing tonglen has been a lifesaver. The situation in Greece is difficult. Many people out of work and […]