Metta meditation is the radiation of loving-kindness towards all beings. It attunes us to the Bodhisattva Path and sets the tone for our day. Healing happens inside us and around us as we adjust the energies that we generate and send into our environment.
The summary of the Metta Meditation is ‘May all be happy and peaceful.’ The word metta is a Pali-language word that means loving-kindness. It is often used in Wayism together with karuna, which means compassion.
The following pages guide us to understand the Pali-language words of the chant. We added a translation to English-language. The reason why we use the Pali and Sanskrit languages for mantras is because of
the prose, the rhythm and poetry which cannot be successfully translated to any other language. Additionally, as the sojourner travels along she learns deeper meanings of terms that help to enlighten.
Living loving-kindness is a spiritual skill learned by perfection from practise. To the uninitiated it sounds like nothing special and many will believe they already posses the skill. However, it takes a lot of spiritual work to advance on this. The best way to learn is to use this meditation regularly and to reflect on it during the course of life as one flows into higher awareness of all living energies.
We present the Pali-English text in two forms: 1) Four lines of Pali with for lines of English, and 2) one-line Pali with one-line English.
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Communities across the world are now doing this prayer for the USA.
This video is free for the worldwide community to send healing and strength for Americans, to change the energies in the USA. When the energies are of fear, anger, entitlement and supreme individuality it makes the people sick, it weakens them…and so too their communities and their country. We pray for the leaders to become people of loving-kindness, and they will be honored in the world. We pray for all beings to safe, to be protected and cherished.
“If a majority of people change their energies to loving-kindness it will heal their community and their country. The energy of metta (loving-kindness) changes a person and a country.Such a person or country raise their self-respect and resilience to negative energies, it improves biological and social immunity, and heals holistically.”
Jean (Yajn) du Plessis.
Music by artist Imee Ooi (Chant of Metta)