Friendliness induces unalloyed Joy!
Cultivating Boundless Pity enables tranquil Tolerance!
Developing Mutual Joy produces deep Contentment!
Refining Equanimity establishes calming Serenity!
creatures, all breathing things, all beings one and all, without exception,
experience joy and good fortune only. May they not fall into any harm!
Anguttara Nikāya II, 72
With good will for the entire
cosmos, cultivate an infinite mind and heart:
Above, as below, across and all around,
unobstructed, without any hostility.
Sutta Nipāta I, 8
Overcome the angry by friendliness;
Overcome the wicked by goodness;
Overcome the miser by generosity;
Overcome the liar with truth.
Train yourself in doing only pure good...
That lasts and brings great happiness!
Cultivate generosity, a peaceful living,
and a mentality of infinite friendliness!
Joy creating is Meditation
the 4 infinite