Spiritual Practice

Loving – Kindness Meditation

This is a meditation of care, concern and tenderness for yourself and others.

Take a comfortable posture.

Breathe gently in and out of your heart center, as you say/pray each line. Take your time with each line, using a breathing rhythm best for you. Pauses are helpful.

Start with yourself and move to others.

May I live in Peace and safety.

May I be free of mental suffering and distress.

May I be happy.

May I be free of physical pain and suffering.

May I be completely at ease.

PRAY for:

I     –  one self

You – benefactor or mentor

You – friend

You – neutral

You – difficult ( if necessary, you can say “ to the best of my ability, I wish that you be”

We/all beings