Loving-kindness Meditation & Insight Meditation

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013

Buddhist meditation practice is usually classified as two types: samathā – meditation which develops calmness and tranquillity; and vipassanā – meditation which cultivates wisdom or insight. Meditation on loving-kindness (mettā bhāvanā) is considered a samathā practice. When we radiate thoughts of wellbeing for ourselves and others, our minds gradually become more and more calm and peaceful…

Read the full article by Venerable Mahinda, published in the Metta Round the World newsletter at:

http://mrtw.org.au/2013/07/21/loving-kindness-and-insight/