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Mindfulness and Metta

From the “Preparing mindfully for 24hr Metta” series Mindfulness is a critical technique in the cultivation of metta.  What is mindfulness?  In his book, “Awakening with Metta”, Ven Mahinda defines mindfulness as “being present, with clear awareness of our body, … Continue reading

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A guide to the practice of Metta

From the “Preparing mindfully for 24hr Metta” series How can we cultivate metta within ourselves?  How do we first direct it towards ourselves and then radiate it towards others? In his book, “Awakening with Metta” *, Venerable Mahinda sets out … Continue reading

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The many benefits of Metta

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What is Metta?

In “The Buddha and his Teachings”, Ven Narada Maha Thera writes that metta is that which “softens one’s heart … it is defined as the sincere wish for the welfare and genuine happiness of all living beings without exception”. ‘Just … Continue reading

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Preparing mindfully for 24hr Metta

As we prepare ourselves for the 24hr Metta event on December 27 & 28, we should mindfully remind ourselves of what metta is – its place in the four Brahmaviharas; what it means; how we can practise it on a daily basis; its … Continue reading

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Yr4 ~ 2014: 24 Hour Metta Promotion Video

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24HrMetta – Illuminating The World With Metta The 24HrMetta is back! This year’s 24HrMetta will be the event for all to come together to chant and radiate metta for world peace, stability and harmony. The inaugural 24hrMetta event held on … Continue reading

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