The meditation below is a powerful meditation that uses a self sacrificing thought of helping others the engender a sense of compassion in our hearts as well as a reduction in the attachment we have for our precious self. It is used by Buddhist all over the world to work on their own ego grasping.

What is interesting is that whilst the meditation is about taking on the suffering of others, there are many stories of where this meditation has been responsible for miraculous cures. By letting go of attachment and aversion, it can actually instigate the body into healing mode and do to you what you are hoping for others – that is heal you.