Unselfish Joy! How to Rejoice in Other's
Mutual Joy (Muditā) is developed by seeing that:
If only happy at one's own success, such
Joy is rare
If happy at all other's success also, this
Joy is more
frequent & even infinite!
By observing that:
It starts with basic sympathy,
develops into acceptance, genuine approval,
& appreciation. It culminates in rejoicing altruistic
mind to initiation, much cultivation and boundless expansion of Mutual Joy!
By knowing that:
Joy is the
proximate cause of sweet, fully satisfied
is therefore the proximate cause of
eliminates acidic jealousy, grudge and green envy!
Joy is an
infinite, truly divine, elevating and sublime mental state!
Joy is 1
of the 4 mental states of the
The Blessed Buddha pointed out:
If it were impossible to cultivate this
I would not tell you to do so!
See how this worthy being is very
How fine! How excellent! How sweet!
Mutual Joy Audio Dhamma-Talk: Rejoicing evaporates Envy and
Let there be Happiness. Let there be open
Let there be
Peace. Let there be
Bliss from cultivating this.
Let there be
mental state of Mutual
Cultivation of Mutual Joy is the specific
medicine against Envy & Jealousy:
The Buddha's Teaching on Unselfish Joy:
Publication No. 170
essays by Nyanaponika Thera, Natasha Jackson, C.F. Knight, and L.R.