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In Hawaii and on other islands of the South Pacific, the practice of forgiveness is known as Ho’oponopono.
Ho’oponopono is an ancient tradition that is practiced between members of a family or the members of a community. It is full of rituals and prayers that symbolize the elements of forgiveness. In the tradition of Ho’oponopono, these elements are acknowledgement, gratitude and release.
In China, a similar system of healing exists.
Wang Fengyi, a Confucian scholar, developed his own system of healing at the turn of the 20th century. Like Ho’oponopono, Wang Fengyi found that forgiveness between members of a family or a community led to a deeper form of forgiveness within an individual.
This deep level of forgiveness often corresponds with a physical release. Sometimes, it even means healing a physical disease.
By retelling stories of suffering and forgiveness, Wang Fengyi found that members of a family or of a community were able to acknowledge negative patterns and to embrace their heavenly nature.
Forgiveness is not about accepting blame or accusing others.
There is no victim in forgiveness.
And there is no judgment.
While from different corners of the world, both Ho’oponopono and Wang Fengyi’s Confucian method of healing focus on repairing relationships between family members.
You can also use the principle of forgiveness within your own body.
For example, what kind of relationship do you have with your nervous system? Or your skeletal system? By simply speaking to the cells in your body, you can heal layers of pain, emotional suffering and even outside relationships.
Ho’oponopono and Wang Fengyi’s system of healing both use four steps in the process of forgiveness:
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