Wildmind Buddhist Meditation

Lovingkindness Meditation

Sit : Love : Give

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A meditation for 9/11

A lovingkindness meditation in response to the 9/11 disasters at the WTC, Washington, and Pennsylvania

buddha in autumn leavesThis page was set up immediately after 11th September as our response to the terrorist atrocities, and in order to help the many people who were unable to process the terrible images that they were exposing themselves to in the media day after day.

The recent shocking events have prompted me to record a guided session of the Development of Lovingkindness (Metta Bhavana) meditation in order to help promote love, compassion, wisdom, and peace in the world. I’d like to thank Gordon Craig, a Wildmind visitor, for suggesting this idea to me.

This meditation is aimed at helping us to heal our own fear, hurt, and anger and to help create some peace and reflectiveness so that we can all find the wisest and most compassionate response to the situation in which we each find ourselves.

The meditation is recorded in MP3 format.

You can play an MP3 version by clicking on the player below:

Also an audio CD containing three guided meditations led by Bodhipaksa, including the Development of Lovingkindness, is available in our bookstore.

If you find this meditation to be useful I’d be very pleased if you would recommend it to friends and colleagues.

With metta (lovingkindness),
Dharmachari Bodhipaksa

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