My Understandings on Sending Forth Righteous Thoughts
(Clearwisdom.net) Studying the Fa, sending forth righteous thoughts and clarifying the truth are the three things that each Dafa disciple must do in the Fa-rectification period. Our individual cultivation and consummation are all linked to the Fa-rectification. We need to discover our weaknesses, follow the Fa-rectification process, and fulfill Dafa disciples responsibility.
The problems we generally have when sending forth righteous thoughts are because we do not study and understand the Fa well and we do not pay enough attention to the importance of Fa-study. Sometimes we merely go through the motions during Fa-study and sending forth righteous thoughts. Therefore, sending forth righteous thoughts does not truly take effect.
We must pay attention to Fa-study. Master told us in "To the Australia Fa Conference:"
"And the Dafa disciples who have improved quickly are always those who have made Fa-study a priority. That is because the Fa is the foundation; it is what's fundamental for Dafa disciples; it is what ensures everything; and it is the avenue by which a human being journeys toward godhood. Thus I would like to take the opportunity of this Fa conference in Australia to tell all Dafa disciples around the world: Whether you are a new or veteran student, all the same you must not neglect Fa-study on account of being busy. Don't just go through the motions when you study the Fa. You should study with a concentrated mind, and you must really be studying. There have been so many lessons involving this. I hope all of you do well on the final leg of the journey. The future will soon be displayed before [the world's] eyes."
First, our hand gestures sometimes change while sending forth righteous thoughts. Master told us in "Righteous Thoughts",
"At present, there are still some students who haven't really grasped the essentials of sending righteous thoughts. Some students are in the exact same state as when they do the meditation--even when they're just doing the meditation, some students are in a half-asleep state, are in a state in which their minds aren't alert enough, or are in a state in which they're severely interfered with by stray thoughts--so they can't achieve a very good effect."
We usually just go through the motions. Although we may send forth righteous thoughts at each set time, we sometimes cannot achieve a good effect. If we want to overcome this, we should always keep our mind clear and open our eyes while sending forth righteous thoughts. We also need to study the Fa well.
Second, Master said in "Righteous Thoughts",
"Dafa disciples are now sentient beings' only, sole hope for salvation. So, in order to do Fa-Rectification more effectively, while you clarify the facts you have to take sending righteous thoughts very seriously, and in a timely manner purge the evil and your own problems so that you won't be taken advantage of by the evil."
Every time we go out to clarify the truth or do other Dafa related work, we should purge our own problems and the evils interference in a timely manner. We should send forth righteous thoughts to eliminate them and eliminate any unrighteous things in other dimensions and in sentient beings minds constantly.
Third, we should follow the Fa-rectification process closely and should not miss any opportunity for sending forth righteous thoughts. Every time we miss the chance of sending forth righteous thoughts, individual practitioners or the whole body will be affected. Each individual should be strict with him or herself and do the three things well. Each thing is very important. Each time we've missed the opportunity for sending forth righteous thoughts, we should make it up immediately. We should eliminate the low-level spirits or rotten ghosts in other dimensions that we're responsible for eliminating in a timely manner.
The closer to the end, the more diligent we should be. Master said in "Teaching the Fa in the City of Los Angeles",
"Be sure not to become lax. You must not slack off, and you must not become apathetic."
What Master told us is absolutely right. Every time I slack off, I will make it up immediately. I cultivate with my celestial eye open. I can see the low-level spirits or rotten ghosts in other dimensions. Some are like toads, some are like snakes, and some are like tortoises or some strange kinds of shapes. If you do not eliminate them in a timely manner, they will interfere with you and your family members. They will drag you down and not let you achieve the standard of a Dafa disciple..