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Brahma Vihara (Four Sublime States)

Direct Enemy

Sublime States

Indirect Enemy

Anger
(Dosa)

Loving Kindness
(Metta)

Personal Affection
(Pema)

Cruelty
(Himsa)

Compassion
(Karuna)

Passionate Grief
(Domanassa)

Jealousy
(Issa)

Appreciative Joy
(Mudita)

Exhilaration
(Pahasa)

Restlessness
(Vicikiccha)

Equanimity
(Upekkha)

Callousness



Eleven Blessings of Metta
1. Sleep happily
2. Wake up happily
3. No bad dreams
4. Dear to human beings
5. Dear to non-human as well
6. Immune from poison
7. Deities protect him
8. Quick mental concentration
9. Beautify one’s facial expression
10. Peaceful death
11. Born in the blissful realm or Brahma realm

Equanimity on eight worldly conditions

Gain (Labha)

Loss (Alabha)

Fame (Yasa)

Defame (Ayasa)

Praise (Pasamsa)

Blame (Ninda)

Happiness (Sukkha)

Pain (Dukkha)

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