TONGLEN

The Book Of Guff

“I breathe in others’ pain
And breathe out peace and joy again.”

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About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on April 14, 2020, in Not A Poem At All, Reposted from elsewhere and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Another interesting post! I’ve been doing this instinctively for years (hoping, imagining, that my pain is relieving someone else from it). Didn’t know there was a name for it! 😊

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