Heartfulness Phrases

Here are some of the common phrases used alongside heartfulness meditation.

Forgiveness Phrases

  • If I have hurt or harmed anyone, knowingly or unknowingly, I ask their forgiveness.

    • shortened version: I ask your forgiveness

  • If anyone has hurt or harmed me, knowingly or unknowingly, I forgive them.

    • shortened version: I forgive you

  • For all the ways I have hurt or harmed myself, knowingly or unknowingly, I offer forgiveness.

    • shortened version: I forgive myself

Loving-Kindness Phrases

  • May we be happy.

  • May we be healthy.

  • May we live with an open heart.

Compassion Phrases

  • May I be free from suffering.

  • May I give myself the compassion I need.

  • May I be safe & protected.

Joy Phrases

  • May you be happy

  • May your well being deepen & grow

  • May joy arise

  • May your happiness not diminish

  • May your good fortune continue

Equanimity Phrases

  • May I accept things just as they are

  • May I be undisturbed by the comings and goings of things

  • May I be balanced and at peace.

  • I care about the pain of others, yet I cannot control it.

  • May you have true equanimity.

  • May I bear witness to things just as they are.

  • May I remain peaceful and let go of fixation.

  • May I offer care without hesitation, knowing I may be met with gratitude, anger, or resistance.

  • May I offer care, knowing I don’t control the course of life, suffering, or death.

  • May I find the inner resources to genuinely contribute where needed.

  • May I be undisturbed by the comings and goings of things.

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