Sangha Meditation

Sangha Meditation

Loving-Kindness in Meditation

This term we will be exploring the Metta Bhavana (loving-kindness) meditation practice.

The Buddha recommended the cultivation of Metta as being for the welfare of the individual and the world.
Metta means something like ‘universal loving kindness’ – it is distinct from other kinds of love. But what is really meant by Metta?

The word bhavana means something like ‘making to become’ – but how can we learn to do the Metta Practice without it becoming something repetitive and shallow? How can we bring life to the practice? How can we learn to practice more creatively?

We will be looking at fresh approaches to the Metta practice and how to further explore the meaning of Metta.

The class consists of short introductions and input, led meditations, some exercises and after the meditation, from 2-2.30pm, a chance to discuss the meditation and share experience with others. Join us on this drop-in Wednesday lunchtime class.

This is an intermediate level class and open to all who have done an Intro Course with us or who have experience of meditation and Buddhism with Triratna. If in doubt please contact


An info graphic on the cycle of the Body-Mind.

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