The Practice of Lovingkindness Meditation for a Happier Life
Size: 5.5” x 8.3”
Pages: 30 pages
May all beings be happy.
May they be safe.
May they be peaceful.
May they be healthy.
May they take care of themselves happily.
May they be healed.
May they find true peace and happiness.
It is simple. All you have to do is to recite these lines mentally again and again. You will be radiating metta-thoughts of goodwill, loving-kindness, and friendliness to all beings. Of course, you can wish for yourself too, May I be happy…; for a loved one, a friend, anyone, May so and so be happy…. You can do it in the formal sitting meditation posture or informally anywhere anytime as you go about your daily activities. In this booklet, you will find basic instructions for the practice of loving-kindness meditation. This practice will soften the heart; make one less angry and more kind and loving. It can contribute to a world of love, kindness, understanding, friendship, tolerance, peace and harmony.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Venerable Visuddhacara is a Malaysian Buddhist monk residing in Penang, Malaysia. As he tries to cultivate his own mind he encourages others, who are interested, to do so, too. He hopes the reader will be motivated to cultivate goodwill and loving-kindness and that this little tract on loving-kindness meditation will help contribute to a world of love and peace.