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C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Co...
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D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and Letting-go ...
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II. Middling: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons                    35

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C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Com...
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D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness a...
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III.Extensive: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons                   61

  A. Op...
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C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Compas...
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D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and L...
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               Renunciation’s unio...
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Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum                   {[x 1-3,] x...
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                                  Belly-awareness
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, ...
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                                   Belly-...
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      Th...
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                              Universal Compassion...
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                 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go




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                                 Generating Gratitude


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                    The Mahamudra of Love and Letting...
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                                   Universal Loving...
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     The ...
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, ...
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                     The Mahamudra of ...
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             {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencin...
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                                  Contrived Renu...
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                 {Where [is] __________ [body, mind [o...
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                              Contriv...
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Could you desire further: instruction, blessings...
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may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now!           x’s
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               Renunciation’s unio...
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Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum                   {[x 1-3,] x...
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                                  Belly-awareness
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, ...
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      Th...
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                              Universal Compassion...
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                 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go




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                                 Generating Gratitude


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                     The Maham...
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, ...
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                  The Mahamudra of Devoti...
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                    The Mahamudra of Love...
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             moon upon still water?
Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum  ...
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                               NON-graspability – Literal

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                 The Union of Im-permanence and Le...
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Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum                   x’s
1-3+
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                                NON-graspable – Literal


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                          Awareness and Lettin...
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IN-breath:      What could completely Letting-go feel like?

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                 {Where [is] __________ [body, mind [o...
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                              Contriv...
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Could you desire further: instruction, blessings...
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may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now!           x’s
1-3+
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             The Belly Cauldron’s...
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Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum                   {[x 1-3,] ...
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                                  Belly-awareness
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                                 Belly-awareness

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              The Belly Cau...
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, ...
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      Th...
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IN-breath:      What are some of the ways
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IN-breath:      What are some of the reasons
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Recite:      Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum                   x’s
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                The Mahamudra of Compassion and Let...
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                             Universal Compassionate L...
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                 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go




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                                 Generating Gratitude

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                             Perfect for Saturday morning

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IN-breath:      What are some of the reasons that, numerica...
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IN-breath:      What are some of the reasons
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     The...
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OUT-breath:      Letting-go                {[x’s 1-3,] x 3,...
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                  The Mahamudra of Devot...
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  1. 1. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 1 Chenrezig and, his disciple, Lama Jigme Gyatso: Rime Manipa Tantrika’s The Beginning Collection of ©Practices Thursday, the 25th of March, 2010 [a]
  2. 2. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 2 Table of Contents Title Page 1 Table of Contents 2 I. Concise: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons 13 A. Opening Recitations 1. Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta B. The Belly Cauldron’s Union of Bliss and Letting-go 14 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices 15 I) Jaw-awareness II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices 16 I) Precious Human Life II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations 17 a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices 18 I) Jaw-awareness II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices 19 I) Precious Human Life II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  3. 3. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 3 C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go 20 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Compassion A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Compassion 21 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 23 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 24 I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Love A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Love 25 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations a. First Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go 26 I) Chest-awareness II) Compassionate Logic III) Compassionate Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 27 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 29 I) Chest-awareness II) Loving Logic III) Loving Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  4. 4. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 4 D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and Letting-go 30 1. Verbal Recitations a. Concentrations I) Electives A) Belly-awareness B) Chest-awareness C) Nostril-awareness II) Constant {Spontaneous Awareness-training} b. Contemplations 31 I) Electives A) Renunciation-training B) Impermanence-training C) NON-graspability training II) Constant {Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go} 2. Silent Recitations 32 a. Concentrations I) Electives A) Belly-awareness B) Chest-awareness C) Nostril-awareness II) Constant {Spontaneous Awareness-training} b. Contemplations 33 I) Electives A) Renunciation-training B) Impermanence-training C) NON-graspability training II) Constant {The Will to Let-go} E. Closing Recitations 34 1. Opening-up and Clearing-out 2. Bodhichitta’s Essence 3. Essence of the Manipa’s Heart {Concise}
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  6. 6. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 6 II. Middling: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons 35 A. Opening Recitations 1. Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta B. The Belly Cauldron’s Union of Bliss and Letting-go 36 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices I) Jaw-awareness 37 II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices I) Precious Human Life 38 II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations 39 a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices I) Jaw-awareness 40 II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices I) Precious Human Life 41 II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  7. 7. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 7 C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go 42 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Compassion A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Compassion 43 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 45 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 46 I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Love A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Love 47 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations 48 a. First Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go I) Chest-awareness II) Compassionate Logic III) Compassionate Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 49 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 51 I) Chest-awareness II) Loving Logic III) Loving Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  8. 8. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 8 D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and Letting-go 52 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices Union of Interdependence and Letting-go I) Nostril-awareness II) Inter-dependence A) Literal B) Simile III) NON-grasp-ability 53 A) Literal B) Simile IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices Union of Impermanence and Letting-go 54 I) Nostril-awareness II) Impermanence A) Literal B) Simile III) NON-grasp-ability 55 A) Literal B) Simile IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices Personal NON-grasp-ability 56 I) Nostril-awareness II) Exploring Letting-go III) Deepening Letting-go IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go d. Fourth Set of Practices Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go {optional} 57 I) Nostril-awareness II) Spontaneous-awareness III) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations a. Concentrations 58 I) Electives A) Belly-awareness B) Chest-awareness C) Nostril-awareness II) Constant {Spontaneous Awareness-training} b. Contemplations 59 I) Electives A) Renunciation-training B) Impermanence-training C) NON-graspability training II) Constant {The Will to Let-go} E. Closing Recitations 60 1. Opening-up and Clearing-out 2. Bodhichitta’s Essence 3. Essence of the Manipa’s Heart {Concise}
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  10. 10. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 10 III.Extensive: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons 61 A. Opening Recitations 1. Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta B. The Belly Cauldron’s Union of Bliss and Letting-go 62 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices I) Jaw-awareness 63 II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices I) Precious Human Life 64 II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations 65 a. First Set of Practices I) Chin-awareness II) Head-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices I) Jaw-awareness 66 II) Smile-awareness III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices I) Precious Human Life 67 II) Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes III) Belly-awareness IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  11. 11. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 11 C. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices McCoy’s Sentimental view of Compassion 68 b. Second Set of Practices Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go 72 I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Compassion A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Compassion 73 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 75 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go d. Fourth Set of Practices Spock’s Logical exploration of Love 76 e. Fifth Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 80 I) Chest-awareness II) Specific Love A) LOGIC B) WILL III) Universal Love 81 A) LOGIC B) WILL IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations a. First Set of Practices Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go 82 I) Chest-awareness II) Compassionate Logic III) Compassionate Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 83 I) Chest-awareness II) Generating Gratitude III) Generating Devotion IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 85 I) Chest-awareness II) Loving Logic III) Loving Will IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  12. 12. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 12 D. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and Letting-go 1. Verbal Recitations a. First Set of Practices Union of Interdependence and Letting-go 86 I) Nostril-awareness II) Inter-dependence A) Literal B) Simile III) NON-grasp-ability 87 A) Literal B) Simile IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go b. Second Set of Practices Union of Impermanence and Letting-go 88 I) Nostril-awareness II) Impermanence A) Literal B) Simile III) NON-grasp-ability 89 A) Literal B) Simile IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go c. Third Set of Practices Personal NON-grasp-ability 90 I) Nostril-awareness II) Exploring Letting-go III) Deepening Letting-go IV) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go d. Fourth Set of Practices Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go {optional} 91 I) Nostril-awareness II) Spontaneous-awareness III) Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Silent Recitations a. Concentrations 92 I) Electives A) Belly-awareness B) Chest-awareness C) Nostril-awareness II) Constant {Spontaneous Awareness-training} b. Contemplations 93 I) Electives A) Renunciation-training B) Impermanence-training C) NON-graspability training II) Constant {The Will to Let-go} E. Closing Recitations 94 1. Opening-up and Clearing-out 2. Bodhichitta’s Essence 3. Essence of the Manipa’s Heart {Concise}
  13. 13. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 13 Concise: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons Prayer of Compassion bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips -OR- OPTIONAL: First Rite of Rejuvenation IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be happy; may everyone be free from misery; may NO one ever be separated from their happiness; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum may everyone have balance, free from greed, hatred and confusion; that all beings may benefit Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! Eternally “I” take refuge • in the possibility of Buddha’s liberation from the tyranny of suffering, • in the tools of his teachings • and in the assistance, guidance and example of his higher students. For the benefit of every living being may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now! x’s 1-3+
  14. 14. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 14 Renunciation’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Verbal recitations touch the tip of each Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Chin-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Chin-tucking feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Head-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Head-pulling feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like?
  15. 15. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 15 Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  16. 16. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 16 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: What could a relaxed Jaw feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Smile-awareness IN-breath: What could a subtle Smile feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  17. 17. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 17 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Precious Human Life IN-breath: What are some of the ways “I” could make the most of this golden opportunity? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Renunciation IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could renounce Sufferings AND their Causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  18. 18. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 18 Renunciation’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Silent recitations OR OPTIONAL: Second Rite of Rejuvenation touch the tip of the Right, Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb while using the Left, Ring-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Chin-awareness IN-breath: Chin tucking OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Head-awareness IN-breath: Head pulling OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  19. 19. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 19 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  20. 20. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 20 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: relaxed Jaw OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Smile-awareness IN-breath: faint Smile OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  21. 21. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 21 OPTIONAL: Third Rite of Rejuvenation Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Precious Human Life IN-breath: How this chance OUT-breath: be precious? x’s 1-3+ Renunciation IN-breath: Why turn from OUT-breath: suff’ring’s cause? x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  22. 22. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 22 The Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Verbal recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of each Middle-finger to the Tip of it’s Thumb The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free __________ from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May __________ be {Freed from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  23. 23. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 23
  24. 24. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 24 Universal Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free everyone from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May everyone be {Freed from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  25. 25. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 25 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  26. 26. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 26 Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  27. 27. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 27 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to Bless _________ with _____ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving WILL IN-breath: May __________ be Blessed with_______ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  28. 28. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 28 Universal Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to Bless everyone with ______ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Loving WILL IN-breath: May everyone be Blessed with__________ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  29. 29. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 29 The Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Silent recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of the Right, Middle-finger to the Tip of the Thumb while using the Left, Middle-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Compassionate Logic IN-breath: Why take ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Compassionate Will IN-breath: {Taking or Take} ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}! OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  30. 30. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 30 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  31. 31. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 31 OPTIONAL: Fourth Rite of Rejuvenation The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: Thanks for what? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Devotion IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Thanks Teacher {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  32. 32. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 32
  33. 33. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 33
  34. 34. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 34 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Loving Logic IN-breath: Why give ________ { Joy, Love, Peace }? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Loving Will IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: {Giving or Give} ______{Joy, Love, Peace} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  35. 35. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 35 Wisdom’s union of Awareness and Letting-go Verbal recitations The Mahamudra of Awareness and Letting-go Belly-awareness touch the tip of each Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Chest-awareness bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of each Middle-finger to the Tip of it’s Thumb IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Nostril-awareness tuck each Index-finger under it’s Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches it’s Thumb’s lowest joint IN-breath: What could a longer, Nose-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Spontaneous Awareness-training IN-breath: What _____ {breathing, action, feeling, sound, sight [or] thought}
  36. 36. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 36 {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencing? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+}
  37. 37. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 37 Contrived Renunciation-training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT satisfy? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT be permanent? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT be Grasp-able? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+}
  38. 38. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 38
  39. 39. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 39 The Wisdom Cauldron’s union of Awareness and Letting-go Silent recitations tuck the Right, Index-finger under the Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches the Thumb’s lowest joint while using the Left, Index-finger to count on your Mala OPTIONAL: Fifth Rite of Rejuvenation The Mahamudra of Awareness and Letting-go Belly-awareness touch the tip of each Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Chest-awareness bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of each Middle-finger to the Tip of it’s Thumb IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Nostril-awareness tuck each Index-finger under it’s Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches it’s Thumb’s lowest joint IN-breath: Nose-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- *Spontaneous Awareness-training* IN-breath: {What is this?} {How Breathing?} {What [Doing, Feeling, Hearing, Seeing [or] Thinking ] ? }
  40. 40. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 40 {Where [is] __________ [body, mind [or] “me”] ? } OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  41. 41. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 41 Contrived Dissatisfaction-training IN-breath: How { __________ [or] This} NOT OUT-breath: satisfy? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: {Never last [or] Always change} ? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: NOT be Grasp’d? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- The Will to Let-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[or] ease} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
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  43. 43. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 43 Opening-up and Clearing-out Hands out to the sides, palms up, fingers gently splayed, in a relaxed and natural manner IN-breath: Gently smiling to the top of this head {top} OUT-breath: Gently smiling to this perineum {taint} x’s 1-3+ Bodhichitta’s Essence bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! By this virtue may “I” now accomplish the spontaneous, habitual, easy and effective mastery of Buddha’s mental yogas of Devotion, Awareness, Love and Letting-go and now lead every living being without exception to that ground. x’s 1-3+ Essence of the Manipa’s Heart Concise IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be: healthy, wealthy and happy, may everyone practice skillfully and joyfully, may everyone accomplish Chen-re-zig in THIS life and then help many others do likewise; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum for truly that is the meaning of life: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
  44. 44. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 44 Could you desire further: instruction, blessings or healing treatments? http://www.FaceBook.com/LamaJigme
  45. 45. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 45 Middling: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons Prayer of Compassion bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be happy; may everyone be free from misery; may NO one ever be separated from their happiness; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum may everyone have balance, free from greed, hatred and confusion; that all beings may benefit Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! Eternally “I” take refuge • in the possibility of Buddha’s liberation from the tyranny of suffering, • in the tools of his teachings • and in the assistance, guidance and example of his higher students. For the benefit of every living being
  46. 46. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 46 may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now! x’s 1-3+
  47. 47. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 47 Renunciation’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Verbal recitations touch the tip of each Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Chin-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Chin-tucking feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Head-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Head-pulling feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like?
  48. 48. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 48 Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  49. 49. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 49 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: What could a relaxed Jaw feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Smile-awareness IN-breath: What could a subtle Smile feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  50. 50. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 50 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Precious Human Life IN-breath: What are some of the ways “I” could make the most of this golden opportunity? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Renunciation IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could renounce Sufferings AND their Causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  51. 51. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 51 Renunciation’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Silent recitations touch the tip of the Right, Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb while using the Left, Ring-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Chin-awareness IN-breath: Chin tucking OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Head-awareness IN-breath: Head pulling OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  52. 52. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 52 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  53. 53. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 53 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: relaxed Jaw OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Smile-awareness IN-breath: faint Smile OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  54. 54. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 54 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Precious Human Life IN-breath: How this chance OUT-breath: be precious? x’s 1-3+ Renunciation IN-breath: Why turn from OUT-breath: suff’ring’s cause? x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  55. 55. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 55 The Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Verbal recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of each Middle-finger to the Tip of it’s Thumb The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free __________ from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May __________ be {Freed from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  56. 56. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 56
  57. 57. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 57 Universal Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free everyone from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May everyone be {Freed from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  58. 58. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 58 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  59. 59. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 59 Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  60. 60. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 60 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Bless _________ with _____ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving WILL IN-breath: May __________ be {Blessed with_______ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  61. 61. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 61 Universal Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Bless everyone with ______ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Loving WILL IN-breath: May everyone be {Blessed with__________ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  62. 62. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 62 Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Silent recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of the Right, Middle-finger to the Tip of the Thumb while using the Left, Middle-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Compassionate Logic IN-breath: Why take ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Compassionate Will IN-breath: Taking ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}! OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  63. 63. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 63 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  64. 64. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 64 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: Thanks for what? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Devotion IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Thanks Teacher {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  65. 65. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 65
  66. 66. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 66 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Loving Logic IN-breath: Why give ________ { Joy, Love, Peace }? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Loving Will IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Giving ______{Joy, Love, Peace} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  67. 67. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 67 Wisdom’s union of Awareness and Letting-go Verbal recitations tuck each Index-finger under it’s Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches it’s Thumb’s lowest joint The Union of Inter-dependence and Letting-go Nostril-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Nose-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Spontaneous Awareness-training IN-breath: What _____ {breathing, action, feeling, sound, sight [or] thought} {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencing? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} Inter-dependence – Literal IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” mind} be full of Inter-connection with: Karma, Components, Conditions and Perceptions? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Inter-dependence – Simile IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” mind} be as Inter-dependent as a reflection of the
  68. 68. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 68 moon upon still water? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  69. 69. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 69 NON-graspability – Literal IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” mind} be empty of anything Separate to grasp? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ NON-graspability – Simile IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” mind} be as NON-grasp-able as a reflection of the moon upon still water? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  70. 70. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 70 The Union of Im-permanence and Letting-go Nostril-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Nose-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Spontaneous Awareness-training IN-breath: What _____ {breathing, action, feeling, sound, sight [or] thought} {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencing? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} Impermanence – Literal IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” body} be ever-changing, and as such, be full of Im-permanence? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Impermanence – Simile IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” body} be as temporary as a fleeting dream?
  71. 71. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 71 Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  72. 72. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 72 NON-graspable – Literal IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” body} be empty of anything Permanent to Grasp? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ NON-graspable – Simile IN-breath: How could __________ {“my” body} be as NON-grasp-able as a fleeting dream? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  73. 73. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 73
  74. 74. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 74 Awareness and Letting-go Nostril-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Nose-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Spontaneous Awareness-training IN-breath: What _____ {breathing, action, feeling, sound, sight [or] thought} {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencing? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} Exploring – Letting-go IN-breath: Why could “I” spontaneously, habitually, easily and effectively Let-go of {[this __________ ]or [“me”]} ? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Deepening – Letting-go IN-breath: What could {the} spontaneous, habitual, easy and effective Letting-go of {[this __________ ]or [“me”]} feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  75. 75. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 75 IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  76. 76. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 76 Wisdom’s union of Awareness and Letting-go Silent recitations tuck the Right, Index-finger under the Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches the Thumb’s lowest joint while using the Left, Index-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Awareness and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Nostril-awareness IN-breath: Nose-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- *Spontaneous Awareness-training* IN-breath: {What is this?} {How Breathing?} {What [Doing, Feeling, Hearing, Seeing [or] Thinking ] ? }
  77. 77. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 77 {Where [is] __________ [body, mind [or] “me”] ? } OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  78. 78. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 78 Contrived Dissatisfaction-training IN-breath: How { __________ [or] This} NOT OUT-breath: satisfy? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: {Never last [or] Always change} ? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: NOT be Grasp’d? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- The Will to Let-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[or] ease} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
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  80. 80. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 80 Opening-up and Clearing-out Hands out to the sides, palms up, fingers gently splayed, in a relaxed and natural manner IN-breath: Gently smiling to the top of this head {top} OUT-breath: Gently smiling to this perineum {taint} x’s 1-3+ Bodhichitta’s Essence bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! By this virtue may “I” now accomplish the spontaneous, habitual, easy and effective mastery of Buddha’s mental yogas of Devotion, Awareness, Love and Letting-go and now lead every living being without exception to that ground. x’s 1-3+ Essence of the Manipa’s Heart Concise IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be: healthy, wealthy and happy, may everyone practice skillfully and joyfully, may everyone accomplish Chen-re-zig in THIS life and then help many others do likewise; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum for truly that is the meaning of life: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
  81. 81. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 81 Could you desire further: instruction, blessings or healing treatments? http://www.FaceBook.com/LamaJigme
  82. 82. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 82 Extensive: Buddha’s Three Cauldrons Prayer of Compassion bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be happy; may everyone be free from misery; may NO one ever be separated from their happiness; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum may everyone have balance, free from greed, hatred and confusion; that all beings may benefit Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! Eternally “I” take refuge • in the possibility of Buddha’s liberation from the tyranny of suffering, • in the tools of his teachings • and in the assistance, guidance and example of his higher students. For the benefit of every living being
  83. 83. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 83 may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now! x’s 1-3+
  84. 84. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 84 The Belly Cauldron’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Verbal recitations touch the tip of each Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Chin-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Chin-tucking feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Head-awareness IN-breath: What could gentle Head-pulling feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like?
  85. 85. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 85 Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  86. 86. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 86 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: What could a relaxed Jaw feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Smile-awareness IN-breath: What could a subtle Smile feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  87. 87. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 87 Belly-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Gut-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Precious Human Life IN-breath: What are some of the ways “I” could make the most of this golden opportunity? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Renunciation IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could renounce Sufferings AND their Causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+} Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x 1-3,] x 1+}
  88. 88. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 88 The Belly Cauldron’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Silent recitations touch the tip of the Right, Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb while using the Left, Ring-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Chin-awareness IN-breath: Chin tucking OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Head-awareness IN-breath: Head pulling OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  89. 89. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 89 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  90. 90. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 90 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: relaxed Jaw OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Smile-awareness IN-breath: faint Smile OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  91. 91. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 91 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Precious Human Life IN-breath: How this chance OUT-breath: be precious? x’s 1-3+ Renunciation IN-breath: Why turn from OUT-breath: suff’ring’s cause? x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  92. 92. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 92 The Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Verbal recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of each Middle-finger to the Tip of it’s Thumb Perfect for Thursday morning McCoy’s Sentimental exploration of Compassion Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways “I” could have had innumerable, previous lives? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways “I” could have had a mother in each of “my” previous lives? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
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  94. 94. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 94 IN-breath: What are some of the ways each of “my” previous mothers could have been kind to “me”? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways “my” innumerable previous mothers could now be the innumerable living beings in each of Sam-sa-ra’s Six-realms? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways every living being could be “my” previous, kind mother? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways living beings could suffer {from} __________? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  95. 95. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 95
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  97. 97. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 97 IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to free every living being from sufferings and their causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the reasons the best way “I” could liberate every living being from every suffering and it’s causes could be as a fully Enlightened Buddha? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: May “I” now and evermore joyfully, enthusiastically and easily accomplish full Enlightenment, primarily motivated by the Heart-felt longing to soothe and liberate every living being! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: If “I” now accomplished Chen-re-zig and completely Soothed and utterly Liberated all others, in the Most wonderful way; what could that feel like?
  98. 98. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 98 Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  99. 99. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 99 The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free __________ from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May __________ be {Freed from __________ [Sadness, Anger or Fear] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  100. 100. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 100 Universal Compassionate LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to Free everyone from __________ {Sadness, Anger or Fear} and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Compassionate WILL IN-breath: May everyone be Freed from __________ {Sadness, Anger or Fear} right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  101. 101. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 101 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  102. 102. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 102 Generating Gratitude IN-breath: What could I feel grateful about? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Generating Devotion IN-breath: Thank you my kind teacher! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  103. 103. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 103 Perfect for Saturday morning Spock’s Logical exploration of Love Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways that “myself” and every other living being could be exactly alike in our longing to be free from every suffering and our desire to be lavished with every happiness? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the ways the only real difference between “myself” and others could be that numerically others are infinite… whereas “I” am just one? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
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  105. 105. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 105 IN-breath: What are some of the reasons that, numerically, the sufferings and happiness of others could be infinitely more important then the sufferings or happiness of just one, “me?” Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the blessings living beings could require? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could desire to lavish every living being with every blessing and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
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  107. 107. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 107 IN-breath: What are some of the reasons the best way “I” could lavish every living being with every common and supreme blessing could be as a fully Enlightened Buddha? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: May “I” now and evermore joyfully, enthusiastically and easily accomplish full Enlightenment, primarily motivated by the Heart-felt longing to bless and enlighten every living being! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ IN-breath: If “I” now accomplished Chen-re-zig and completely Blessed and fully Enlightened all others, in the Most wonderful way; what could that feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  108. 108. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 108 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: What could a longer, Chest-centered breath feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to Bless _________ with _________ {the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace} and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Specific Loving WILL IN-breath: May __________ be {Blessed with__________ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3
  109. 109. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 109 Universal Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to Bless everyone with __________ {the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace} and it’s causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ Universal Loving WILL IN-breath: May everyone be {Blessed with__________ [the vitality of Joy, Love for all (or) happy Peace] } right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+
  110. 110. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 110 The Heart’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Silent recitations bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of the Right, Middle-finger to the Tip of the Thumb while using the Left, Middle-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Compassionate Logic IN-breath: Why take ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Compassionate Will IN-breath: Taking ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}! OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig
  111. 111. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 111 OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  112. 112. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 112 The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: Thanks for what? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Devotion IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Thanks Teacher {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  113. 113. The Beginning: Collection of Practices 113

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