1 Think that you are reciting the Sanghāta to all the beings in the place where you are, and also to all the beings in the six realms. In fact, we are always surrounded by others, so you can extend your thoughts to all those in the surrounding areas, countries and continents, and visualize that you are reciting directly to them, for their benefit.
2 Think that you are receiving the words directly from the Buddha. Use your imagination to generate a strong sense that the Buddha is actually teaching you the sutra directly.
3 Think that as you hear each word recited, the meaning is actualized in your mind and you gain perfect understanding.
Begin by generating these visualizations, and then as you recite, from time to time you can silently refresh the visualizations..Lama Zopa Rinpoche has also described a more extensive way to prepare before reciting the Sanghāta Sūtra. For the extensive practice, click here.