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A Meditation To Ease Suffering in Self and Others

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Spread Light….And so it is…..

Cauldrons and Cupcakes

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“Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in.”
~ Leonard Cohen

With all that is going on in our world right now it is easy to feel small and insignificant – unable to help when all we feel in our hearts is an urge to try. When those we know are suffering, when the planet is in crisis, or when there is a human catastrophe in another part of the world we might wonder what can be done.

There is something we can do. Meditate!

Tonglen Meditation is something that anyone can do, with no experience. Tonglen is Tibetan for ‘giving and receiving’ and it is a beautiful and simple practice.  What matters with this meditation is only your intent.

How to Do the Meditation

  1. Sit or lie quietly, and close your eyes. I…

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