Hooponopono is a practice of reconciliation and forgiveness in traditional Hawaii. Support by oral histories from contemporary Hawaiian elders. This prayer is a powerful way to cleanse the body of guilt, shame, haunting memories, ill will, or bad feelings that keep the mind fixated on negative thoughts. “Hooponopono” is define in the Hawaiian Dictionary as mental cleansing. Family conferences in which relationships are set right through prayer, discussion, confession, repentance, and mutual restitution and forgiveness.
A mantra of four affirmations:
Please forgive me
I love you
These 4 powerful affirmations hold a lot of healing strength when enchanted with feelings and emotions. First, we acknowledge that the problem exists. Then, when we are ready, we make the conscious choice to move on. When you feel sorry, thank you and love deeply it helps you get rid of the clogs within you.
Hooponopono translates literally as “to make right” or “to make good”. Hooponopono corrects, restores and maintains good relationships among family members and with their gods or God by getting to the causes and sources of trouble.
- hoʻo – Firstly a particle used to make an actualizing verb from the following noun.
- pono – Secondly defined as goodness, uprightness, morality, moral qualities, correct or proper procedure, excellence, well-being, prosperity, welfare, benefit, true condition or nature, duty; moral, fitting, proper, righteous, right, upright, just, virtuous, fair, beneficial, successful, in perfect order, accurate, correct, eased, relieved; should, ought, must, necessary.
- Ponopono – Thirdly defined as to put to rights; to put in order or shape, correct, revise, adjust, amend, regulate, arrange, rectify, tidy up, make orderly or neat.
Before starting this Hooponopono mantra, the first step is to think about who you want to send these affirmations to. As a Hooponopono practitioner, you can send these affirmations to the people you know or even unknown. You have to think about, “what they feel about a situation?”. Lastly the healing doesn’t need the two people being present in a common physical environment. Basically most Hooponopono healing is done from a distance!