Articles and Interviews

Cultivating a Beautiful Mind: Mudita
DaeJa Napier
Southern Dharma Retreat Center: Spring 2014

The Brahma-Viharas
DaeJa Napier
Northwest Dharma News: June/July 2004

Meeting Upon the Path: An Interview with DaeJa Napier
Northwest Dharma News: December/January 1999/2000

Dharma Mirror Interview: An Interview with DaeJa Napier
Dharma Mirror: Fall 1999

Cultivation of the Brahma-Viharas
DaeJa Napier
Northwest Dharma News: August/September 1997

Yogi Reflections on the Brahma-Viharas

Reflections on cultivating metta, karuna, mudita and upekkha

Articles from Access To Insight

The Four Sublime States: Contemplations on Love, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity
Nyanaponika Thera
The Wheel, Publication No. 6

Metta: The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love
Acharya Buddharakkhita
The Wheel, Publication No. 365/366:

The Heart Awakened
Eileen Siriwardhana
Bodhi Leaves, No. 93

Educating Compassion
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
From “Purity of Heart”

Mudita: The Buddha’s Teaching on Unselfish Joy
Four essays by Nyanaponika Thera, Natasha Jackson, C.F. Knight, and L.R. Oates
The Wheel, Publication No. 170

The Practice of Loving-Kindness As Taught by the Buddha in the Pali Canon
Compiled and translated by Ñanamoli Thera
The Wheel, Publication No. 7

Suttas on Metta from the Pali Canon

Karaniya Metta Sutta: The Discourse on Loving-kindness
Samyutta Nikaya 1.8

Metta Sutta: Good Will
Anguttara Nikaya 4.125

Metta (Mettanisamsa) Sutta: Discourse on Advantages of Loving-kindness
Anguttara Nikaya 11.16

Dharma Talks – Audio

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Dharma Talks for the ABQ Vipassana Sangha
2009-Present | MP3s
The Role of Noble Kindness
The Paramis and Questions & Answers on the Paramis
Life as Practice
Compassionate Practice

Reflections on Lovingkindness
January 2008 | MP3 | 54mins | 12MB
“May I be free from all forms of danger and harm
May I have mental happiness
May I have physical happiness
May I have ease of well-being”

Reflections on Compassion
January 2008 | MP3 | 54mins | 12MB
“May I be free from suffering and its causes
May all beings be free from suffering and its causes”

Reflections on Appreciative Joy
January 2008 | MP3 | 60mins | 14MB
“May my good fortune continue and increase
May our good fortune continue and increase “

Reflections on Equanimity
January 2008 | MP3 | 1:15mins | 17MB
“I am the owner of my own karma
Happiness & unhappiness arise with my own actions
and not outside sources “

Guided Meditation on Mindfulness
January 2008 | MP3 | 45mins | 6MB

Guided Meditation on Patience
January 2008 | MP3 | 48mins | 6MB

Guided Meditation on Lovingkindness
January 2008 | MP3 | 45mins | 5MB

Guided Meditation on Sharing Lovingkindness
& Introduction of Compassion

January 2008 | MP3 | 55mins | 7MB

Guided Meditation on Sharing Compassion
& Introduction of Appreciative Joy

January 2008 | MP3 | 48mins | 6MB

Guided Meditation on Sharing Appreciative Joy
& Introduction of Equanimity

January 2008 | MP3 | 48mins | 5MB

Guided Meditation on Returning to Mindfulness
January 2008 | MP3 | 58mins | 7MB