What is Metta?

Metta is a universal, all-embracing form of love. It is a mindfulness pattern that helps protect our own well-being. It can be practiced by anyone, and it can be a powerful practice for enhancing one’s life and spirituality. It is often practiced in Buddhist temples, but it can be practiced in any culture, including our own.

Metta is a universal, unselfish and all-embracing love

Metta, or “loving-kindness,” is a universal, unselfish and encompassing love that arises from a mind that wishes the well-being of all sentient beings. This philosophy is a powerful spiritual practice that cultivates a sense of fellowship and compassion. Practiced regularly, Metta grows more boundless, transcending the various barriers that limit our ability to love others.

It is a form of mindfulness

Metta is a form of mindfulness that teaches us to focus our attention on one object, not all the things around us. Instead of letting the mind wander, metta practitioners focus on one object and hold that awareness in their hearts. As you practice metta, you are sure to experience feelings of compassion and warmth.

It is a pattern of behavior

Metta is a pattern of behavior that seeks to enhance the happiness of others. This pattern is necessary to avoid self-clinging. It also helps to reduce feelings of depression and social anxiety. The practice of Metta can also increase a person’s inner experience.

It brings to maturity the ten exalted spiritual qualities

The cultivation of Metta is a method for outgrowing our negative characteristics and bringing the ten exalted spiritual qualities to maturity. It involves overcoming our attachments to the world and to others, as well as our hatreds. Using metta as a method of visualization, we elevate our mind upward and outward in a spiraling movement.

It is a sneaky wisdom practice

Metta is the practice of cultivating compassion and empathy toward others. Metta is a way of life, and it can help you overcome a wide variety of challenges in life. This practice begins with a determination to do good deeds and ends with a sense of nonseparateness, inclusivity, and love.

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