Dhamma Letter No. 90
Satipatthana 14 : Preparation 2 : Metta (Loving-Kindness)
Anger or negative emotions destroy performance efforts. It must be remembered that the anger that is expelled towards others will eventually return to itself. It is the way to build up your own bad karma.
Before full-fledged body observation and mindfulness, have a mind of forgiveness and loving-kindness. I do my best to benefit myself and understand others with an open mind, and I want them to feel comfortable and pain free, just as I want them to be free from pain and at ease. As a result, this process of purification of the mind becomes the basis for meditation and bears fruit.
May I be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May you be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May the meditators who practice together be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May the angel who protects me be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May all beings in this region be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May all beings be free from all suffering and be truly healthy and happy!
May all living things be happy!
Always remember the principles of kamma before starting to practice, and have a heart of charity for yourself and everyone else. It will make a better condition for your deep meditation.
May you cultivate your Sati continuously (Samma-Viriya)!
May you achieve the Samma-Sati through Satipatthāna (vipassana meditation)!
May all practice well and reach to Magga (道, the path of enlightenment) and Phala(果, the fruit of enlightenment)!
Ayyā Kosallā & Mahāpajāpatī Bhikkhunī Sangha
Edited by Euna Bonovich
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Buddha Sāsanaṁ Ciraṁ Tiṭṭhatu!
May the Buddha’s teachings last a long time!
Bhavatu Sabba Sotiṁ ca Maṅgalaṁ ca!!
May everyone be led on the path of peace and blessing!!
Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu !