Listening Palace SI-19
To be able to hear our heart and the heart of others by listening with a quiet mind to our heart, using our spirit and a full awareness. Enables us to know the nature of things in our heart immediately, directly bypassing the analytical faculties of our mind. By listening this way we open ourselves up to our intuition.
Visualisation: Imagine entering a beautiful palace and coming to the doors to the main hall. Enter through the doors and hear the sounds of your heart and the hearts of others. As you stand there you understand yourself and your place in the scheme of things. You understand that all living things have a palace like this and all these palaces are linked.
Don’t listen with your ears, listen with your mind. No, don’t listen with your mind, but listen with your spirit. Listening stops with the ears, the mind stops with recognition, but spirit is empty and waits on all things. The way gathers in emptiness alone. Emptiness is the fasting of the mind. [Zhuangzi]