Abstract Thinking ► 35 ► [35.08] - Practice & Technique - The Anupreksha of Friendliness

Posted: 22.10.2007

The Anupreksha of Freedom from Selfishness

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Mahaprana Dhvani

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Kayotsarga (Self-Awareness by Relaxation)

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Drink in the white colour with each inhalation. As you breathe in, visualize that the atoms of white are entering your body.

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Practise white-coloured meditation on the entire forehead.

  • That is, focus your attention on the entire forehead visualizing that your whole being is bathed in white.

 

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Keep your attention focussed on the forehead, suggesting to yourself:

  • "All are my friends; I extend my goodwill to all."

Repeat the above sentence aloud 9 times; and then repeat it mentally 9 times.

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Pursue your contemplation as follows:

  • The feeling of enmity creates fear and fear weakens the body and the mind.
  • Therefore, I must cultivate the spirit of friendliness towards all.
  • With the approach of enmity, happiness disappears.
  • In order to preserve one's happiness, one must develop in oneself the spirit of friendliness.

 

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Complete the exercise with the recitation of Mahaprana Dhvani.

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