No more Nightmares! | Loving-Kindness, Episode 03

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Have you ever had nightmares? Many people do; they see terrifying dreams and wake up stunned in the middle of the night, scared and drenched in sweat. However, the people who never see nightmares are the ones who harbour genuine thoughts of loving-kindness/compassion in their minds, throughout the day. In fact, they even get good sleep and wake up comfortably.

In today’s episode, we’ll learn the 3rd benefit of practising boundless Loving-Kindness and how it can help us in our daily lives. Practice genuinely for even just a week and feel the difference. We would love to hear your progress and thoughts in the comments below and will see you in the next episode.

Read the whole Mettānisaṁsa Sutta on SuttaFriends.org.

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Index

9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, aggregates~khanda, alcohol, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, dhammapada, Enlightenment, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, killing, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, Mihintale, mindfulness~sati, Mora Paritta, Mundane Right View, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, respect, retreat, right speech, right view, sacred places, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sense bases, sexual misconduct, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view