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
If happy at other's success, this vast
Joy is more
frequent and even infinite!
By observing that:
It starts with basic sympathy,
develops into acceptance, genuine approval,
and appreciation. It culminates in rejoicing altruistic
mind to initiation, much cultivation, & 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!
cutting it clear:
"See how this worthy
being is Happy! 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
Cultivation of Mutual Joy is the specific
medicine against all Envy and Jealousy:
The Buddha's Teaching on Unselfish Joy:
Publication No. 170
essays by Nyanaponika Thera, Natasha Jackson, C.F. Knight, and L.R.