For walking or drumming the 16 Names Heart Chant.
The goal of this 16 Names Heart Chant is to use the rhythm to help remember the list of the 16 Guidelines for a Happy Life, so we can ...
1) specify the virtues in this framework we are exploring,
2) become familiar enough to recognize these ideas popping
up around us and within us during daily life, and
3) categorize media and more by guideline
– as in which guideline does this comic/movie/song/
story/art-piece/meme/quote seem to ‘go with’?
The video is for walking the rhythm, but you can also start with a heartbeat or two. Lub Dub. Lub Dub.
Using your dominant hand, tap this heartbeat on your chest. In fact, for this version, start with four heartbeats as an intro. On the fifth Lub Dub say “Hu-mil-” and then say the rest of the word, “i-ty” during the resting between heartbeats. On the sixth Lub Dub say “& Pa-” and then say “tience” and rest. On the seventh Lub Dub say “Con-tent-”, then say “ment &” during the rest. Finish the first line on the eighth Lub Dub with “De-light”. That’s the first line.
Here are the words for all four lines of the 16 Names Heart Chant:
Humility & Patience, Contentment & Delight.
Kindness & Honesty, Generosity, Right Speech.
Respect & Forgiveness, Gratitude & Loyalty.
Aspiration & Principles, Service (&) Courage.
Copyright 2017 Denise Flora, Florasabi Creative.
See Lulu.com for the Rhythm of Virtue.
See florasabi.org, and 16Guidelines.org