A traditional meditation for applying love as a healing force.
The Insight Meditation Society is one of North America's oldest institutions dedicated to bringing the life-changing gifts of mindfulness training to the West. On LOVING-KINDNESS MEDITATIONS, IMS cofounder and senior instructor Sharon Salzberg guides you through a six-step meditation designed to access the human heart's own limitless source of supreme energy--the energy of love. Known traditionally as metta (an ancient Buddhist term meaning "lovingkindness"), this timeless practice is an easy-to-learn method for unlocking your greatest internal resource for healing others and yourself. Here is a universal meditation to help you:
-Melt away feelings of isolation.
-Awaken true compassion, even for those who have hurt you.
-Find freedom from needless, self-created suffering.
-Learn to trust your own loving, intelligent heart.