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What does Metta mean in Buddhism?

What does Metta mean in Buddhism?

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1. Introduction  The Pali word metta is a multi-significant term meaning loving-kindness, friendliness, goodwill, benevolence, fellowship, amity, concord, inoffensiveness, and non-violence. The Pali commentators define metta as the strong wish for the welfare and happiness...
The Place of Devotion and Reverence In Buddhism

The Place of Devotion and Reverence In Buddhism

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The Buddha repeatedly discouraged any excessive veneration paid to him personally. He knew that an excess of purely emotional devotion can obstruct or disturb the development of a balanced character, and thus may become...