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Body as Temple of Healing

For the sake of safety, all children are trained to choose good against bad. All students in primariy school are educated to choose right against wrong.

It’s understandable. But as you grow older spiritually, that kind of thought is the main source of energy draining. It’s called samsaric mind.

The mind that make you cycling here in suffering realms. J. Krisnamurti is true when said: “If you call yourself as Indian or American, you water the seeds of violence”.

Especially because the identity of being an Indian or American make you separate with the others. There’s wall between you and the others.

It can easily create conflict, or even war. It makes you move away from spiritual connection as the most important root of healing and peace.

For that reason, say goodbye to the greediness of childhood which only choose good against bad. Deeply understand the unseparable nature of life.

Like the Chinese Yin-Yang, without darkness there will be no light. Without death, one will never deeply understand life. Learn to sit above all duality.

Be a compassionate witness. Smile is a good friend in this case. The brilliant physicist Dr. David Bohm called it wholeness.

In his famous book “Health and the implicate order”, Bohm was explicitly concluded: “The word health comes from the word whole”.

In the state of wholeness, all energy drain that come from negative and critical mind will completely stop. As a result, body has enough energy to heal itself.

Much deeper than that, you’ll have direct experience of perfect unity. It’s another name of enlightenment. The others’ happiness is your happiness too.

Consequently, body, mind, spirit become a temple of healing. Not only heal your body, mind, spirit, but also heal the surrounding environment.

Photo: One of the corner in my Ashram in high mountain northern part of Bali, where I pray almost everyday.

About the author

H.H. Guruji Gede Prama

Gede Prama started his spiritual journey through a dialogue with his symbolic Guru in a village at the north of Bali. The journey is then being enriched with his experiences of studying abroad, his meetings with the world greatest spiritual Gurus: His Holiness Dalai Lama, The Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, as well as Professor Karen Armstrong; and also being deepened by his intense meditation practices.

Despite the fact that he was once a CEO of a large corporation with thousand of employees, and was traveling abroad frequently for the purpose of teaching, yet, being deeply moved by the Bali bombing incident in 2002, he then decided to leave everything and went back to his home island.
He has never leave Bali for the past few years. In fact, he rarely leaves the silence of the forest where he lives, except for the purpose of teaching at the sacred sites within Bali.

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