Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Metta Bhavana-Loving Kindness

In the Change Your Mind Program, we introduced a short reflection where we direct our best wishes to ourselves and others. This is called Metta Bhavana, the cultivation of loving kindness.
I have recently returned from a Metta Course at the Vermont Zen Centre.
For more information on the VZC program, visit their site.
For the text of the Metta Sutta, that is the Teaching on Loving Kindness, a beautiful translation of the original Buddhist verse, read it here.
Listen to a commentary on the Sutra here.

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