How to prevent, tranquilize, and cure Enmity?
Ill will is the wishing evil
for others: 'May they
It is a derivative of hate usually provoked
by possessive defensiveness...
What to do
if such malevolent grudge often recurs?
Infinite Friendliness (Metta)
Endless Pity (Karuna)
3: Increase Universal
4: Stop all thinking on the disliked object. Attend to a liked object.
5: Know that everyone is then owner of the consequences of
their actions (Kamma)
whether good or bad...
6: Remember the
Simile of the Saw... The Blessed Buddha once said:
Friends, even if bandits were to cut you up, savagely, limb by limb,
with a two-handled saw, you should not be angry, but do my bidding:
Remain pervading them with a friendly
Awareness imbued with an
all-embracing good-will, kind, rich, expansive, immeasurable & free
from hostility, free from all ill will. Always remembering this very
Simile of the Saw is indeed how you should train yourselves...
Majjhima Nikāya 21
Metta Meditation As streaming audio and mp3 download:
7: All phenomena are only combinations of the Elements of:
Solidity, Fluidity, Heat, Motion, Space and Consciousness...
Then think like this:
"Which of these elements am I angry at and why so?"
Then the evil ill-will may momentarily vanish right on
Remember and repeat this good-will-cure whenever necessary...
Video on Metta Meditation on Friendliness:
How to cure Depression?
Podcast on Compassionate Pity
releases the all too tight knot of anger:
30 Dec 2016