Nov 17, 2020
of Reliance: Pray for help to any holy being you feel connected to
or simply pray. In Tibetan the word prayer means “wish path” and a
prayer is a karmic action or path leading you to a new
of Release (sometimes translated as the power of regret). Generate
the strong wish to purify the karma causing you suffering, that is
perpetuating your current way of being that you wish to change.
Then visualize purifying what you need to let go of by imagining
the negative karma, appearing as dark, oily smoke, being pushed out
of every pour of your body (pushed out from the power of your wish
to release at your heart).
of Promise or Restraint: Make a promise to yourself not to repeat a
certain negative or unhelpful behavior (or way of
Opponent Force: Promise yourself that you will take actions that
will begin your change to a new, more positive way of
For every defilement the Buddha
in his compassion has given us the antidote, the method to emerge
from it and vanquish it. By learning these principles and applying
them properly, we can gradually wear away the most stubborn inner
stains and reach the end of suffering, the "taintless liberation of
As a smith does with
The wise person
Bit by bit,
Removes impurities from herself.