Thich Nhat Hanh~~teachings on love

….if a monk practices love meditation even if only for the length of time it takes to snap one’s fingers, he will not fail in meditative concentration. There is no greater virtue than practicing love meditation everyday. From the book, ‘Teachings on Love’ Thich Nhat Hanh So, I’ve been snapping my fingers all day todayContinue reading “Thich Nhat Hanh~~teachings on love”

Loving Kindness Meditation

Photograph by Genie Nakano: ” My Gohansa” My Meditation Altar To my meditation friends. This is the Loving Kindness chant we say before and after meditation. Metta keeps us happy, peaceful, free from suffering, harm, safe, loving and kind. May I be well Happy peaceful and Free from suffering May no harm come to meContinue reading “Loving Kindness Meditation”

Counting my Breath

Counting my Breath what can you say about the sun, moon, stars while sky holds them up do they have a choice looking out my window figures walk their dogs some run some trot some stop to smell the roses I planted on the curb I watch them sniff then off they go please spreadContinue reading “Counting my Breath”

Loving Kindness Meditation

This is the Buddhist Loving Kindness Mantra we recite at our temple. Whenever need be I recite it to myself outloud or silently to myself. It works….. Loving Kindness Mantra….. May I be well, happy and free from sufferingMay no harm come to me, may I be safeMay I have the courage, wisdom and determinationContinue reading “Loving Kindness Meditation”