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Definition: Metta (Pali) is a benevolence toward all beings, without discrimination, that is free of selfish attachment.

Metta is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Metta books and related discussion.

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Metta Bhavana - Loving-Kindness Meditation
This short explanation on how to practise Metta Bhavana or. Loving -kindness kindness and metta interchangeably, sometimes even in the same sentence.
Metta Means Goodwill
Metta Means Goodwill. Ajaan Fuang, my teacher, once discovered that a snake had moved into his room.
Metta Bhavana Metta Bhavana.
Karaniya Metta Sutta
Karaniya Metta Sutta. The Discourse On Loving Kindness. Karan²ya mattha kusalena.
The Effect of Positive Affect Induction via Metta Meditation on the
Thus, a positive-affect focused meditation (Metta) may also reduce the. AB.

Suggested News Resources

Hard to know what to call Artest these days
On Friday, Artest's quest to legally change his name to Metta World Peace was delayed three weeks because of traffic warrants, but he fully plans to use the name, to promote unity. Exactly how, he isn't quite sure.
Column: An excuse for everything, but not everything needs an excuse
Artest was all set to become Metta World Peace on Friday until a Los Angeles court commissioner delayed ruling on his name change petition. Turns out Peace, er, Artest, had some outstanding traffic warrants to clear up before giving up his old moniker.
Ron Artest loves watching Celine Dion live, and he Tweeted about it
Ron Artest, TV's "Metta World Peace," came into the league during the 1999-00 season. A year later, I began covering NBA games as a 20-year old at the United Center in Chicago.
Metta Dasa Burney
Funeral services for Metta Dasa Burney, 92, of Brownwood will be held at 10 am Saturday, Aug. 27, at First United Methodist Church with Don Scroggs officiating. Burial will follow at 3 pm at Greenwood Cemetery in Fort Worth.
Metta's British Dreams May Be Buggered
Someone better ring Celene Dion, because Ron "Metta World Peace" Artest is going to need some consoling.

Suggested Web Resources

Mettā - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Karaniya Metta Sutta (Sn 1.
Metta: The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love
Metta Foundation
Offers non-sectarian teachings and develops service programs, and conducts research that enhances clarity, loving presence and mutuality between people.
Facets of Metta by Sharon Salzberg
Ron Artest to change his name to "Metta World Peace" - Los
9 hours ago Clearly, a decision Ron Artest made after he opted to clothesline J.J. Barea, but I digress.

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