This talk discusses the cultivation of of Loving-kindness both for its own sake, and as a powerful support for the practice of liberation. Includes a detailed discussion of the near and far enemies of Metta, and how to work with them.
The Therigatha is a collection of enlightenment poems of the first Buddhist Nuns. The stories of the lives of these remarkable women and their poems of awakening can serve as a great inspiration to us as we follow in their footsteps.
One description the path of practice is as the ripening of the 10 paramis. This ties directly to the 3 trainings in Dana, Sila and Bahavana. This talk explains the practice of generosity as the foundation for out practice.