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Meditation (1) Metta Bhavana - Order Retreat Bodhgaya 

Meditation(1) Metta Bhavna, led by Dh.Subhuti in the Order Retreat at Bodhgaya held from 9th Feb to 14th …

Subhuti 2020
01. Meditation (1) Metta Bhavana - Order Retreat Bodhgaya (51:23)
 
Self Surrender Metta Bhavana - Guided Meditation 

In the classic five stages, receiving metta from the limitlessly compassionate Enlightened Mind. Fourth …

Maitrisiddhi 2021
01. Self Surrender Metta Bhavana - Guided Meditation (39:07)
 
Introducing the Great Love 

This is the first in a five part series by Padmavajra on all aspects of the Metta Bhavana

Padmavajra 2004
01. The Great Love - Maha Maitri; Sangharakshita's teaching of the metta bhavana being revolutionary; importance of metta bhavana (3:56)
03. Metta leading to insight; Karaniya Metta Sutta; liberation of the heart (1:48)
04. The honesty of the classic, five-stage metta bhavana; aim of the practice; imagination - artist of your mind; friendliness to all life (3:31)
06. Ideal of metta daunting; importance of bhavana - a tendency rather than a state; gentle and irresistable; starting point is friendly feelings; any positive emotion is extraodinarily important, what you concentrate on, that you become (4:48)
07. Breaking down the boundaries - metta like a surging river; need to acknowledge our feelings; honesty of response - non duality; maha maitri; the great love as an expression of emptiness (4:37)
 
Love Your Enemy 

This is the fourth in a five part series by Padmavajra on all aspects of the Metta Bhavana

Padmavajra 2004
02. Third stage of metta bhavana; the neutral person - there is always some response; our attitude to most people; nothing much to work with - importance of developing momentum; reflecting on sameness - looking deeper (5:19)
05. The fourth stage of metta bhavana - the really big challenge; on not disliking anyone - not being that aware; honest practice; little niggles or tiffs; anger or hatred are never justified; quote from the Dhammapada - "Hatred never ceases by hatred"." (5:00)
07. Parable of the saw and story about righteous indignation; betrayal is no justification - verses by Langri Thangpa; treating those who betray you as spiritual friends - Dalai Lama's response to Charman Mao; metta is robust (6:52)
 
Evolution of a Metta Practice 

Suryadarshini navigates the evolution of her metta practice, from the structured five-stage Metta

Suryadarshini 2018
01. Introduction to the five stage Metta Bhavana practice (05:32)
03. Dropping the object of metta: loosening boundaries (03:33)
04. Letting go of the subject in metta practice: allowing boundaries to fade (02:30)
05. Writing metta, with input from Natalie Goldberg (03:34)
06. Writing for two minutes: 'Metta is...' (02:29)
 
Vessantara's 20 Suggestions For Dealing with Overwhelm - Part 1 

These are challenging times. Climate change, populist politics, species extinction, refugee crises, extreme weather events, …

Taranita 2019
02. Metta Bhavana (31:46)
 
Metta Bhavana Into and Lead-Through 

A session of loving kindness meditation, with an introduction and body awareness followed by a led session lasting about …

Ratnaprabha 1994
 
The Power of Love 

Padmavajra begins this talk with the chanting of The Karaniya Metta Sutta, in order to invoke 'the blessing …

Padmavajra 2013
 
Metta As a Path to Insight - Day 4 

What we connect with we naturally care for. Noticing moments of opening and responsiveness as a basis of metta. …

Vijayamala 2016
01. Metta as a Path to Insight - Day 4 (1:05:31)
 
Beyond Boundaries 

Bodhidasa discusses the Metta Bhavana and the way it is taught in the Triratna system of …

Bodhidasa 2018
 
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