Imagery Exercise: Descend to Love

To Remove sadness and suffering

 Frequency: Repeat as needed when feeling blue.

  • Close your eyes and breathe out slowly, a long, exhalation, followed by a normal inhalation.
  • Descend into the deepest layers of self and find there the foundational layer of love upon which all the sadness and suffering rests.
  • Breathe out one time. Know this love is shared by everyone in the world, just as is the suffering.
  • Sense and feel this love absorbing and removing the sadness, suffering, and pain.
  • Breathe out and open your eyes.