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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Relieve All Suffering

a preliminary meditation

First, basic needs.
food/water, shelter/clothing/bedding, comfort/health/sanitation
intimacy, love, friendship.  transportation, communication.
safety, security, activity/variety (e.g. books for prisoners "escapist")
stimulus (music, movies, tv, magazines, books, internet)
     travel, restaurants, money
decrease/eliminate craving, aversion (attachment), ignorance
religion/spirituality, education/inculcation, goodness/ethics/morality
strength, fitness, health, wellness, sanity
improvement, progress, development
acceptance, equanimity
joy, happiness, kindness, harmony, goodwill, beneficence
forgiveness, repentance, renewal, rebirth
meditation, medication/drugs/pharmaceuticals
educated, informed, empowered, curious, intelligent
appreciated, respected, rewarded, satisfied
creative, artistic, productive, engaged, efficient, alive!
thriving, in love

first, do no harm
at one with the universe

joy, bliss, happiness, cheer, merriment, frivolity, frolic, jollity
fun, play, laughter
humor, comedy, satire
snort, guffaw, cackle, chortle

mellow, chill, r and r (rest and relaxation), calm and tranquil

enlightenment, nirvana, satori
contentment, equanimity, understanding, comprehension
pleasure, satisfaction, comfort, ease, warm and fuzzy feelings, belonging, community

know thy enemy, know thyself, ignorance is bliss
see dukkha list! LINK
short form: pain, agony, suffering, torment, misery, anguish, despair, oppression, repression, war, hell, violence, butchery, slaughter, abuse, ruthlessness, viciousness, sadism, cruelty, brutality, torture, evil, hatred...

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