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An Overview of Loving-kindness Meditation

May all beings have happiness and the causes of happiness! May all beings be free from suffering and the causes of suffering! May all beings never be separated from the supreme joy that is beyond all sorrow! May all beings abide in equanimity, free from attachment and aversion! Going through the Buddhadharma teachings I’ve collected […]

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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh on Nourishing Happiness

This excerpt is from Thich Nhat Hanh’s wonderful book “Teachings on Love.” In it, Thây gives three exercises that are a kind of metta meditation—aspiration for our own happiness and the happiness of others. As is usual in metta, the first verse aspiration is for our own happiness. The second verse is for a friend, […]

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Bringing Metta to Daily Life-A Talk by Bhante Vimalaramsi

You will find no finer or deeper teaching on Loving-Kindness than that of Ven. Bhante Vimalaramsi. I hope this short excerpt from a talk he gave on bringing loving-kindness to daily life will send you to his website to read the whole article. (Link below) Metta in Daily Life Ven.Bhante Vimalaramsi What we need to […]

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How To Become a Loving Presence in the World

Practicing loving-kindness, like mindfulness, isn’t just for our private meditation time or prayers. With practice, loving-kindness can actually become a way of being, a spirit of love that animates all our actions. If we open up our eyes and our hearts, we can find countless ways during the day to practice acts of loving-kindness. Indeed, […]

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Metta in the Moment

Metta, like meditation itself, isn’t limited to one’s time sitting on a cushion or to extended periods of meditative work.  Just as mindfulness, attention, and looking into cause and effect can embrace every aspect of one’s life, even so, loving-kindness can be practiced all the time and especially “in the moment.” Of course, our outward […]

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An Introduction to Metta or Loving-kindness practice

This is an excellent introduction to basic meditation from the Theravada Buddhist tradition.  I think you will be amazed at what daily metta will do for you and your life! Click to download PDF: Loving-kindness Meditation by Ven. Sujiva ♥♥♥

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