Alobha wrote: Is anyone familiar with Dhammatalks by a modern teacher who explains meditation on all the Brahmaviharas?
befriend wrote:samatha suppresses unwholesome tendencies so if your doing metta for like 4 days all day long, when you stop, the defilements come back like 10 times harder, so i think its best to have some vipassana in there, any other wiser persons want to share? i know this from experience i did metta for hours a few days in a row, then one day i did none, and that day i was like BOOM i need pleasure, my mind didnt even know what exactly it wanted but it wanted pleasure, i was like a crack head.
Ben wrote:It might be worthwhile having a look at the Metta Sutta (if you haven't already done so), and the section on Metta Bhavana in the Visuddhimagga.
FatDaddy wrote:I recently stumbled into this gem:
It is a book by Mahasi Sayadaw titled Brahmavihara Dhamma. It is very in-depth (almost 500 pages). It even gives instructions for brahmavihara Jhana.
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