By Pujya Chidananda Saraswati
Forgiveness is not an easy task, but it is an essential task if we want to live full, joyful and peaceful lives. It means that we, as human beings on the path of spirituality, must release the pain, anger and grudges which act like a vice on our heart, suffocating us in their grip and wrenching out our vital energy and life force. Forgiveness removes the vice from our hearts and allows us to breathe, live and love freely.
When someone hurts us – knowingly or unknowingly, purposely or accidentally – we have three ways of dealing with that hurt….