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:bowdown: As it's dharma day, and as it's 2 weeks since the London bombing (plus another milder one today) I'm intending to do a powa for the victims this evening
no particular time, just later on this evening
I thought it would be nice to leave an open invitation for anyone who would like to do the same
For anyone who's not heard of powa, here is a simple (i.e. close enough) description of what you can do
visualise either the buddha, or a light,
visualise the location where the tragedy
visualise the buddha or light sending beams of light down to the deceased
visualise the pain and suffering disappearing from the deceased and being replaced by understanding and peace
the visualise the deceased moving onto join the buddha or light and leaving with them
it's just a nice practice that doesn't really need to be connected to a particular religion (hence use of light to replace buddha)