This chant is honoring the relationship of the teacher and the student. We are all each others teacher. We are all students.
Let us enjoy this process of learning. May we feel protected and find strength as we work together. May we not oppose one another.
The EveryDay Enlightenment Project
1,000 is given away on the streets of Portland, Oregon in $20 bundles of gold glittered bills. The project aims to spread abundance between strangers and look more deeply into our relationships with money and scarcity. The project is funded by Dave Lennert of The Awesome Foundation aka Awesome Portland, an organization that pools money to fund inspired projects.
Meditation: Anuloma Viloma
The Mani mantra is the most widely used of all Buddhist mantras, and open to anyone who feels inspired to practice it -- it does not require prior initiation by a lama (meditation master).
The six syllables of the mantra, as it is often pronounced by Tibetans -- Om Mani Padme Hum -- are here written in the Tibetan alphabet:
Reading from left to right the syllables are:
Om Aim Srim Hrim
Saraswati Devi Namah
Invocation to Saraswati: She who flows
Goddess of Creativity