Meditating with physical pain – how can we make pain our practice?

If you can relate to your present suffering with some kind of sense of it being your path, then the suffering itself becomes your practice. Just being able┬áto let go of negative thinking and struggling with the pain and being more simple about it, that already means you are making the suffering into the┬ápath. Continue reading Meditating with physical pain – how can we make pain our practice?

How to practise with the pain of a broken heart?

Let the pain in your heart open you to everyone – every living thing and let the pulse of life pulse through you and tell you that there is another way to be. It is the only solution. You cannot kill the life of your heart and you cannot get rid of the pain – you can only realise what it is, awaken to what it is. It is Bodhichitta – the Awakened Heart. Continue reading How to practise with the pain of a broken heart?

How is it possible to find a sense of well-being in pain and suffering?

The only good thing that can be said about feeling pain and suffering is that at least you are alive. It is very important to link into that constant feeling of aliveness as something good and inescapable. That is the goodness of your heart which can never be destroyed, even by death. Continue reading How is it possible to find a sense of well-being in pain and suffering?