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Tonglen Guided Meditation 17 Jan 2010


Fifteen minute guided Tonglen Meditaiton for Haiti led by Connie O’Brien.

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Student: [00:00:00] So bring your awareness or just get yourself comfortable and bring your awareness to the tip of your nose and watch the air sensation at the tip of the nose as the air moves out. And then back in.

She needs to yourself, fruit as a Buddha inside you have a body that's like a rainbow. And the inside is just pure light, pure, beautiful mind.

Expansive

ultimate competitor.

The ultimate love

the barrier between your eyebrows and about an inch behind the. Channel that runs and it is just exquisitely illuminated it, the color of red gold. And that channel is about the size of a drinking straw or a straw that you get from Donald.

It runs up to the crown of your head and inside the outline of your body.

Had to both place where your heart would be very beautiful rose.

It is that compassion, compassion you have.

We've seen the roast.

And that diamond does your wisdom,

Buddha. The island of Haiti prince,

you see the buildings decimated,

you see people crushed beneath them.

You see a child crying for.

And see a mother who's lost her children.

You see the kindness of all beings who are trying to get supplies to those who need them.

You see the broken bone.

The last of home, any structure, government, lots of friends.

Lots of food,

lots of dreams and hopes.[00:05:00]

You see husbands desperately trying to find their families, their wives beneath the Rabo.

You see people sitting at the side of the road in shock,

you see this applies within flown in to the generosity of other countries that are sitting there going to waste because they can't get to the people who need them.

You see the exhaustion on the faces about the doctors and nurses in the hospitals that can't do what they need to do because they haven't got any supplies,

not even have it building around them, working.

You hear the cries people in other countries who've lost, loved ones down there and there's two Canada just arrived

and crushed beneath the building. Um,

and you seed water's filthy. There's just nothing to be had. And you see people running to grab whatever they can possibly take. It's not theirs.

And you start to see that. Just so wildly black smoke and begin to draw it away from that island. Every breath that you take, you draw all that pain and all that suffering towards your beautiful Buddha nature. To hear incredibly open, compassionate, loving, kindness, your heart.

Closer to you.

You couldn't take it inside you. And when it touches your wisdom, your time and you we're just going to burn it up, you have that power

beneath your nostrils is a dark black ball. And. And then with the intention to destroy all the suffering

in this group and the intention to take all living beings to a place beyond pain drive in and have it touch the time and burn it up completely so that there's nothing left, but pure like smoke.

And now you're going to give bank every one of your pure, pure elements. The earth element we've seen you dealing with of hardness became by giving them. Out of that element of hardness, you have some smoother roads. If you have some trucks, it gives them the food. Good kids in hospitals gives you some gurneys to keep them pets.

How did that element keeps them someplace? A roof over their heads,

get you some loving arms for the child that has no parents

to those who've lost sons and daughters and husbands and wives.

Thank you. Our element

under.[00:10:00]

Temples and churches and places to pray

and gives some beautiful homes better than they ever had.

Oh, with your perfect element of hardness.

And then with your element as water, liquidity,

pure water to drink.

You can do clean water, water, you give them blood supplies and any liquid that they need to nourish their bodies.

And then with your elements of fire, the fire

to give them what they need to cook with cheetah energy, they need to cool themselves with.

To run radios to hear music

at your Buddha of window.

Mint. So things

get

Student: to where they need to go.

Yeah. Give some thoughts of loving kindness.

You give power to those who would be leaders to rise up and be leaders.

Do you give power to those who would be teachers to rise up and be teachers?

It would be spiritual God's to rise up and

be

Student: spiritual guides.

You have your calming wind element to those who are anxious.

And give it to those who are fearful.

Do you take away all of their anger

and feels on with compassion

and the desire to help?

You see Palm trees rising, growing food crowing in the hillsides.

It's a paradise. Now

children have teachers,

families have meaningful work.

There are spiritual guides. There's leisure time. Here's joy. Here's music, your stance

there. Friends there's health.

And now it gives them your flesh.

Just keep it away. See every kind being has ever given us much to eat. Give him our flesh freely.[00:15:00]

Beautiful.


Automated transcription

So bring you're awareness or just get yourself comfortable. To bring your awareness to the tip of your nose and watch the air, sensation of the tip of nose is the air moves out and then back in. Yourself as a buddha. Inside... We have a body. That's like a rainbow. And inside it's just pure length. Cure beautiful mind. Expensive. Sure it was alternate compassion. Shift ultimate. The area between your eyebrows and about an inch behind there a channel that runs and it is just exquisite illuminated color of red gold and that channels about the size of a drinking straw or a straw that could get from mcdonald's.

It runs up to the crown of your head and inside tail line of your body. At about the place where your heart would be there is a beautiful rose. It is that compassion. That compassion you have. Within the rose is a diamond. That diamond and is your wisdom. You The island of Haiti uc see part prince. You see the buildings decimated designated. You see people crushed the? You see a child crying for his mother? You see a mother who's lost her children. You see the of all beings we're trying to get supplies two those you need.

You see the broken bones? You feel the thirst. Give feel the loss. Glass of home. Loss of any structure or government. Loss of friends, Absolute food. Lots of dreams and hopes. You see husband's desperately trying to find their families their lives for beneath rubble. You see people sitting at the side of the road in shock? You see the supplies with imp through the generosity of other countries that are sitting there going to waste because they can't get to the people who need them. You see the exhaustion on the faces.

The doctors and nurses in the hospitals that can't do. What they need to do because they haven't got any supplies. You should not even have it building around working. You hear the Cries, people and other countries who've have lost loved ones down there, and they're from Canada. Just arrived. And crushed beneath a building? Because shouldn't be a oil and lost you can. And you see Water spill There's just nothing to be had and you see people running to grab whatever they can possibly take. It's not theirs.

And you started to see that is just some oily black smoke and begin to draw it away from that Island If every breath that you take you draw all that pain and all that suffering. Towards your beautiful buddha nature. To your incredibly open compassionate loving kindness of your heart? Track closer to you. You gonna take it inside you. And when it touches your wisdom your diamond, you're just gonna burn it up. You have that power. Hold up beneath your nostrils is a heart dark carry black ball initially.

And then with the intention to destroy all the suffering, in this world and the intention to take all living beings to a place beyond pain dry in and having it touch the diamond and burn it up completely so that there's nothing left but pure white smoke. And now you're going to give thank one of your pure pure elements. The element within you. Element eleventh of hardness, speaking by getting that out of that element of hardness. You give them smoother roads and give them trucks. You're given them the food.

You give them hospitals. You do some journeys, you give them dead? That element. Give them some place to sit a roof over their heads. Your you some loving arms. For the child that has no parents. Popping problems. To those who lost sons and daughters and husbands and wives. You knit their phones? But your element of hers. You're giving cool trees shade see under. You two beautiful temples and churches. In places to pray. And give them beautiful homes better than they ever had. All with your perfect element of hardness.

Element of earth. And then with your element of water, liquidity. You give them pure water to drink. Clean you give them blood supplies and any liquid that they need to nourish their bodies. And with your element fire, turn the fire. You give them what they need to cook with? Heat the. Energy they need to cool themselves with. Light. And you to run radios to hear music? With your wing element? At buddha wing element. You give a moment. So things get to where they need to go. You give them thoughts of loving kindness.

You give power to those would be leaders to rise up and be leaders for them. To give power those who would be teachers to rise up and be teachers. Would be spiritual regards, to rise up will be spiritual gods. You're calming wind element to those who are anxious? And give it to those who are fearful. Do take a away of their anger. And children with compassion. And the desire to help each other. You see Palm trees rising growing? Food crow in the hill hillside. It's a paradise now. Children have teachers families of meaningful work.

There spiritual guides, and there's leisure time. Here's joy. There is music. There's dance. Their friends, there's health. And how you give them your flesh. Just give it away. Is every kind being has ever given us much to eat you give them our flesh breathing. Skin. Make loading for them. The space.

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