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    New Year Message 2015 by Bhante Mahinda

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    During New Year, it is traditional to wish each other happiness and prosperity.  So we need to ask: how to be happy & prosperous? Start by being sincere and generous with your good wishes. When exchanging conventional new year greetings, your wishes must come from your heart. The good wishes...
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    Metta Convention 2014: Reflections 3

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    by Dewei Chong  First of all, I would like to thank Bhante Mahinda and BMSM for giving me this wonderful opportunity to join the Metta Convention and post-convention pilgrimage trip in Sri Lanka. It was memorable and unforgettable. First few days, we were attending the convention, every speech has a...
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    Developing a Forgiving Heart

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    by Venerable Mahinda As we develop our practice of loving-kindness, we may start to feel that although we are trying to practise love and compassion, we somehow seem to be more angry.  In fact, this may be a sign not that our anger is increasing, but that we are becoming more...
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    The Power of Collective Thought

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    by Michelle Ang A new paradigm of physics is emerging, rapidly changing the outdated ideas of the last two centuries. Physics is becoming psycho-physics. New theories are being formulated. New physical mechanisms are sought. New ways of thinking are developing in order to describe what is observed. Collective thought power influences...
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    Metta Workshop | 4 Oct 2014 @ Aloka Meditation Centre

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    by Sean Mendis Due to a growing interest in metta meditation and metta circles in Australia, Venerable Mahinda initiated the idea of holding a Metta Workshop at Aloka Meditation Centre, in Peats Ridge, Australia. Organised by the Australian Buddhist Mission (ABM) and Aloka Community Incorporated (ACI), the purpose of the workshop was for people to experience metta in their hearts, as well as to...
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    Metta Convention 2014 Sri Lanka | Reflections

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    The Metta Convention – Healing of Hearts – commenced with an inauguration ceremony on the evening of 27th June at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo – with the presence of D.M. Jayaratne, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, the Founder and President of Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, along with international guest speakers and...
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    Metta Convention 2014: Reflections

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    by Huihui “Care to dare, dare to care” – these closing words of Dr Sunitha Krishnan’s Metta-centred social engagement reverberated within me, and refreshed the lens through which I view my practice of Metta. Dr Krishnan’s work exemplifies the strength, courage and humanness that mark the work of all the...

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