There are many exercises that one can use related to eating First Being Food.
The easiest is to say a prayer of thanks to His Endlessness before or after eating.
One can employ Sensing exercises, Repetitions and prayers in the preparation of the food.
Other exercises involve being aware of ones physical sensations while eating.
Heptachord Before Eating
1. Relax all three centers.
2. Attend to the sight or presentation of the food on the table and plates.
3. Attend to the sounds accompanying the meal situation.
4. Attend to the smell of the food.
5. Attend to the taste of the food by taking a small sample into the mouth.
6. Attend to the touch or physical sensations evoked by the food and setting.
7. Intone the phrase from Beelzebub's Tales - aieioiuoa.
This exercise is to be done before eating. Each step may be accompanied by the inhalation and exhalation of a breath and the Repetition of a prayer.
Heptachord During Eating
This exercise is to be done while eating. Direct the Attention to the designated points on the face and body.
1. Eyes while looking at food as it is lifted towards the mouth.
2. Nose while smelling food before putting it in the mouth.
3. Mouth while chewing food.
4. Throat while swallowing food.
5. Chest while food descends.
6. Solar Plexus while food arrives in stomach.
7. Breath into the Navel when the meal is finished. Sense the energy radiating to the extremities.
Pondering on Eating First being Food
Who is Eating?
How does eating help His Endlessness?
What do other beings think about my eating them?
How do I feel about eating other beings to keep me alive?
Why did His Endlessness create the Trogoautoegocratic process?
What foods do I dislike and why?
The Endless Search © 2004 - 2005 Ian C. MacFarlane