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This week’s topic is “The Boundless Heart”.
“As a mother would risk her life
to protect her child, her only child,
even so should one cultivate a limitless heart
with regard to all beings.”
Karaniya Metta Sutta: translation Thānisarro Bhikku
For thousands of years, the energetics of this sutta have opened hearts, and pulled path-walkers away from apathy or heedlessness into infinitude. The devotion of a caring mother to their own child sets a high bar for dedication. Yet, these practices of the Dharma aspire to expand our hearts boundaries to include all beings without stress nor strain. Lets gently explore this profound path through sustainable resilience, and flexible ease.
Lean in softly – we’re being called forth with a whole lotta heart:
“This is to be done by one skilled in aims
who wants to break through to the state of peace…”