Loving Kindness; 1 Definition(s)
Loving Kindness means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
mettā; s. brahmavihāra.(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Search found 69 books and stories containing Loving Kindness. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Chapter 16 - Concentration on Loving-kindness < [Book II]
Chapter 21 - Basic Good Conduct < [Book III]
Chapter 12 - Buddhist Method of Mental Culture < [Book II]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Degrees of Loving-kindness and Compassion < [Chapter XLII - The Great Loving-kindness and the Great Compassion of the Buddhas]
III. Epithet ‘great’ reserved for Loving-kindness and Compassion < [Chapter XLII - The Great Loving-kindness and the Great Compassion of the Buddhas]
IV. Epithet ‘great’ refused for the wisdom of the Buddhas < [Chapter XLII - The Great Loving-kindness and the Great Compassion of the Buddhas]
Buddhism in a Nutshell (by Narada Mahathera)
Meditation On Loving Kindness < [Appendix]
Perfections < [Appendix]
Chapter XXI - On Pure Actions (a) < [Section Three]
Chapter XXX - On Bodhisattva Highly-Virtuous King (d) < [Section Six]
Chapter XXXIX - On Bodhisattva Lion's Roar (g) < [Section Seven]
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
Discourse 6 - Discourse On Advantages Of Loving-kindness < [Discourses]
Discourse 5 - Protection Of The Aggregates < [Discourses]
Discourse 4 - Discourse On Loving-kindness < [Discourses]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the stanza on loving-kindness (mettā) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Commentary on Biography of the thera Bhaddiya, son of Kāḷigodhā (Kāḷigodhāputtabhaddiya) < [Chapter 5 - Upālivagga (section on Upāli)]
Commentary on the Biography of the thera Sopāka < [Chapter 2 - Sīhāsaniyavagga (lion-throne section)]
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