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Equanimity and Loving Our Enemies within the Framework of the Four Brahmaviharas
2021-01-12 Equanimity and Loving Our Enemies within the Framework of the Four Brahmaviharas 59:56
Kaira Jewel Lingo
The talk begins with an introduction to the Four Brahmaviharas and an exploration of how they are distinct (drawing on Ven. Analayo's sun simile). We then explore what equanimity is and how it supports metta when it comes to keeping our hearts open to those we find difficult. We also explore how equanimity helps us to stand up for what we believe in. The talk ends with a song based on a Thich Nhat Hanh poem about how to face injustice and hatred and still continue on.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat

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