The Pain-Body, a personal summary
The pain-body is the accumulation of all (past) emotional pain that remains lodged within your body and mind. It is a dark shadow cast by the ego, and also kept alive by it. It covers the infinite, wondrous and peaceful True Nature of Who You Really Are. It is the embodiment of your Suffering, and the contribution you make to the collective suffering of humanity. It remains active and grows when you are unconsciously identified with it. It is dissolved in the Light of your consciousness, of your awareness, of your Presence.
The first step to helping and changing the world is by healing your own pain, and freeing yourself from the obsessive egoic mind that creates suffering on all levels, both personal and global.
(Based on the concepts by Eckhart Tolle, in The Power of Now)