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Exchanging Self With Others

If what we seek lays not upon our part,
But in the cherished acts we give to others,
Let guiding light of altruism's heart,
Forget ourselves, immerse in all our mothers.
 
This mountain of our self, we stand aloft,
Is but a concept brought about by mind,
And in the valley ice peaks become soft,
A melting of our love for all mankind.
 
The fear of loss, or being left without,
Prevents the magic coming from release,
The cherishing of self we must renounce,
And therein find in "other" our heart's peace.
 
This goes against the grain of all we're told,
And few have braved relinquishing self love,
This holy transmutation into gold,
Cast out the "I", hold "other" high above!
Sky_dancer
Written by Sky_dancer (The Cosmic Dragon)
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Author's Note
Having meditated on the kindness we recieve from all living beings, and the instructions of Buddha to learn to cherish all living beings, we are given the meditation on exchanging self with others,...
Having meditated on the kindness we recieve from all living beings, and the instructions of Buddha to learn to cherish all living beings, we are given the meditation on exchanging self with others, whereby we completely renounce the self and cherish only others. This is a profound practice and is part of a secret lineage of oral instructions, previously thought to be "too rich" for most people to recieve. Here it is... (Please sit and think about the meaning of the words here)... the secrets revealed. May you benefit from it my kind, precious mothers ♥
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