McKinley: chain mantra

From: emckinle <>
Date: Tue Mar 14 2000 - 03:51:23 PST

Mantra from the Dalai Lama for 2000

The following is taken from a Nepalese good luck mantra. You'll find it
to be worth reading and worth sharing.

Do NOT keep this message. The mantra must leave your hands within 96
hours. You will get a very pleasant surprise. This is true, even if you
are not superstitious.

Instructions for life
1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve
great risk.
2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self; Respect for others;
Responsibility for all your actions.
4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful
stroke of luck.
5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to
correct it.
8. Spend some time alone every day.
9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back,
you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.
12. A loving atmosphere in our home is the foundation for your life.
13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current
situation. Don't bring up the past.
14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.
15. Be gentle with the earth.
16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.
17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for
each other exceeds your need for each other.
18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.


0 TO 4 PEOPLE: Your life will improve slightly
5 to 9 PEOPLE: Your life will improve to your liking.
9 to 14 PEOPLE: You will have at lest five surprises in the next three
15 PEOPLE and above: Your life will improve drastically and everything
you ever dreamed of will begin to take shape.
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Received on Tue Mar 14 03:53:09 2000

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