A Dalai Lama Favorite
Intentional Chocolate Raspberry Triangles
Chocolate, spirituality, and cancer cures, oh my! Those three seemingly incongruent concepts come together sweetly in Intentional Chocolate, a new offering that asks people to, "Do no harm. Benefit others." How so? By eating Intentional Chocolate, which are made with care and love and imbued with "focused good intention by experienced meditators" (some of whom studied with the Dalai Lama). They claim their tasty treat will help you to feel better, healthier and more focused—among other happy sensations.
Basically, in Buddhism there’s the idea of metta, which means loving-kindness. When you cook food with the intention of metta, the recipients will experience some of that goodness. In the Intentional Chocolate case, they say studies show that you’ll feel less stress and more energized three days after eating them. They even claim that it will move the body toward healing. They don’t promise a cancer cure, but they do mention it, and guarantee that the chocolate will activate your own healing capacities. Wow, that’s a mouthful.
Last but not least, the chocolate was developed in cooperation with the HESA Institute (the Human Energy Systems Alliance), highly praised by the Dalai Lama for its "contribution to the betterment of the world." Eat chocolate and make the world a better, healthier place? Sounds good to us!
Available offerings include: Love Truffles; Dark Chocolate Goji Berry Clusters; Intentional Chocolate Raspberry Triangles; Chocolate pistols (Dark, Milk or White); and Little Scrolls of Intention.
For pricing and more details, visit www.IntentionalChocolate.com.
PS: Intentional Chocolate donates 50 percent of its net profits to organizations committed to aiding humankind, such as Deer Park Monastery.
Reviewed by Sylvie Greil