Ho’oponopono – Best Prayer for Attitude of Gratitude and Forgiveness

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We must live our life with the feeling of Attitude of Gratitude. Feel gratitude for whatever you have in life, as you must have heard Gratitude grows in multitude.

How does this happen? Whenever you are in a state of Gratitude, your vibrational frequency increases and Universe knows no language than your frequency. The higher your frequency, the more close you are to get responses from the Universe.

So be always in a state of gratefulness and gratitude. Be Always grateful for everything in life, for your friends, family, job, literally for anything. When you express gratitude, the Universe recognizes your frequency and gives you more of that.

Forgiveness exercise is also nothing but increases your own frequency level. You want to forgive yourself and others. If something goes wrong, negative feelings like anger, jealousy arises which lower down your vibration, or in a contrary situation, if you find yourself guilty for a situation, feelings like shame, fear, grief guilt, and envy arise, which again lower down your vibrational frequency.

In either case practice Ho’oponopono prayer. When you practice this prayer, you are freed from negative emotions and feelings and increase your mind frequencies which are nothing but love and compassion.

Be Compassionate in every situation, is the mantra of Ho’oponopono.

What is Ho’oponopono?

Wikipedia defines Ho’oponopono as follows:

“Hoʻoponopono (ho-o-pono-pono) is a Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. The Hawaiian word translates into English simply as correction, with the synonyms manage or supervise, and the antonym careless.

Similar forgiveness practices are performed on islands throughout the South Pacific, including Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, and New Zealand. Traditional Hoʻoponopono is practiced by Indigenous Hawaiian healers, often within the extended family by a family member. There is also a New Age practice that goes by the same name.”

Ho’oponopono is a Hawaiian practice for healing. Healing can be done through this prayer. The basic concept is if you do any wrong deeds, you feel guilty about it and that guilt feeling transmits into an illness. Illness to you or other family members.

So basically Ho’oponopono started as a method of regression or correction of any wrong deed.

Magical Mantra of Ho’oponopono

Magical Mantra of Ho'oponopono

these four magical sentences can free you from your subconscious burden which you carry within you. What Ihaleakaa Hew Len describes as a Data which you carry within about your past, past actions about which you don’t feel good or maybe you are feeling guilty. Whatever the situation is, intend to be free from these negative feelings and say this Ho’oponopono mantra :

I am Sorry,

Please Forgive me,

Thank You,

I Love You.

These four lines are based on repentance, regret, gratitude, and Love.

You repent, regret, show gratitude and the last line acts as the counterpart for your feeling of anger, envy, shame, fear, grief, and guilt.

How to perform Ho’oponopono?

Ho’oponopono is a very simple yet very powerful healing method. As stated earlier it is based on four major feelings starting from repentance, forgiveness, gratitude, and love.

1. Start with noticing something wrong


Ho’oponopono is a cleansing practice, which heals you from the core. First thing needs to do is to recognize any negative feeling within, remember anything that is or was went wrong.

Start with any one situation relating to your job, your business, your family, relationships, government etc.

2. Start to clean on the feelings

No need to blame anybody, just visualize the event in your mind, allow yourself to emerge any emotion-related, be anger, frustration, fear, grief, guilt. Bring any emotions to surface, look clearly at these feelings and now say in your mind or aloud this Ho’oponopono mantra. Repeat it until you feel released.

3. Cleanse all emotions one by one

Hew Len calls all these negative experiences which we collect through all of our lifetimes as “Data”. According to him, all these negative experiences are nothing but the data collected and stored in our subconscious mind over a period.

So be gentle with yourself. Cleanse your data, one by one at a time.

4. The process of cleaning and healing yourself.

Ho’oponopono is a process of cleaning and healing yourself by simply repeating this prayer daily as much as you needed. You may repeat this mantra in every situation. Whenever you feel like something went wrong, keep repeating this mantra.


Tip on when to say Ho’oponopono

You can say this prayer at any time of the day and as much as you want. It’s a good idea to keep a watch on your own karma and as you notice something went wrong, say this prayer.

The best time to say this mantra is when you go to bed. Before going to bed, repeat this mantra, revising your daily activities, noticing any event which might be hurt any of the concern.

Your subconscious mind gets activated when you are about to sleep. Repeating Ho’oponopono this time will be most beneficial as it removes any tension caused during the day, cleanses your karma and gets ready yourself for the next day.

Benefits of practicing Ho’oponopono

1. Increased ability to cope up with negative feelings.

There is no denying that living a stressful life is becoming more difficult nowadays. Many incidents that disturb our mental and emotional peace occurs on a daily basis. As a result, we store many negative feelings in our mind and most of the time we are not aware of how to deal with these negative feelings.

While practicing Ho’oponopono, you intentionally see these negative feelings in your mind and face the situation again on a mental level. This gives you the ability to see these events and emotions neutrally and slowly you learn to cope with negative feelings.

As you start you may find it difficult, and I know it’s quite difficult, but this initial resistance slowly fades away, when you try to overcome this hurdle.

Once you able to see these feelings neutrally, now you can easily cope up with these negative feelings next time you come across.

2. You become more open and honest with yourself.

The core function of Ho’oponopono is to accept your 100% responsibility.

When you accept your responsibility how to react in any given situation and see clearly how you behave in a certain situation, right or wrong, you started becoming more open to realizing your feelings.

It’s not a procedure of judging yourself whether you are right or wrong but realizing the emotions that occur in a certain situation and how you deal with it.

The whole process helps us to become more honest with your emotions, your way of racing to these situations and overall with yourself.

3. Leads to more controlled actions and thoughts.

When you objectively look over your emotions, negative feelings and the way you respond to them ultimately leads you to a more controlled way of how you react to the tense and stressful situations.

When you practice Ho’oponopono over a period, you are used to having a neutral outlook towards your thoughts, and situations.

4. Let go of emotional baggage.


In any stressful or negative situation, we either put blame on others or ourselves for the situation. Naturally either you are facing anger, stress or shame and guilt.

But when you practice Ho’oponopono, you release both of these negative situations and freed yourself from these negative emotions.

Emotional baggage which you are carrying over a time, get released by the daily, and consistent practice of Ho’oponopono.

5. Help to find peace with yourself.

In many situations, you find yourself helpless, when people tried to wrong you for no reason, for without any mistake of yours. Undoubtedly in situations like this, you tend to get angry, anxious and lose your peace of mind.

Practicing Ho’oponopono in such situations can tremendously help you. In every negative situation which we face, thanking the other person and situation, for learning a great lesson, will instantly calm down your hyper feelings.

No doubt, it’s not easy to say this forgiveness mantra when you are not at all guilty. But forgiving others, will help you to release any negative emotions that you may be facing like anger, anxiety.

Forgiving others for no mistake of yours will tremendously help you. Help yourself by practicing Ho’oponopono in such situations.

6. Reduce stress level and increase in happiness.

The whole procedure of this sequence of recognizing your own emotions, facing them honestly, praying Ho’oponopono, on a regular basis, ultimately leads to more relaxed and reduce the stress level in your life.

Slowly you will be able to face these stressful situations and your reactions in a more controlled way increase happiness in your life.

7. Help to recognize your inner strength.

inner strength

The regular practice of Ho’oponopono able you to identify any emotion which may arise beforehand, increase your ability to handle any negative situation.

These abilities make you more conscious of your inner strength, and you deal with life more confidently.

8. Overall good health for yourself.

Ho’oponopono ultimately leads to overall good physical, mental and emotional health for you. Practicing Ho’oponopono regularly gives you better control over your emotions and better way to handle these situations.

As you start living a more relaxed and stress-free life, your overall health improves drastically. A healthy mind leads to a healthy physical and emotional health as well.


Healing through Ho’oponopono is a very easy but effective way to heal any situation. We spend a ton of money on our health but try this simple method of praying Ho’oponopono and notice the difference in a few weeks.

Working with Ho’oponopono is nothing but working with our subconscious. The subconscious data which we are unable to cleanse can be easily cleaned and removed by a deliberate and definite way of practicing Ho’oponopono.

Have you practicing Ho’oponopono, how was your experience of working this healing method. will you share some of your experiences with Ho’oponopono in the comments below?

I would like to know how you feel after practicing Ho’oponopono, and if you are not practicing yet, I highly recommend this method for cleansing on a subconscious level.

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  1. I never thought of having an evening routine. I am impressed by the points that you have mentioned here and I loved the way you have mentioned the Tantra yoga. Thanks for updating my knowledge. I must start my own ritual
    Best Wishes


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