Daily Words of the Buddha for March 24, 2020

Pāli Word a Day for March 24, 2020
gārava — respect, reverence, respect, esteem; … with respect for, towards… the set of six venerable objects: buddha, dhamma, sangha, sikkhāya (the training), appamāda (the quality of earnestness or diligence), paṭisanthāre (the quality of friendliness, hospitality)

Mettañca sabbalokasmi,
mānasaṃ bhāvaye aparimāṇaṃ:
Uddhaṃ adho ca tiriyañca,
asambādhaṃ averamasapattaṃ.

With good will for the entire cosmos,
cultivate a limitless heart:
Above, below, & all around,
unobstructed, without hostility or hate.

Sutta Nipāta 1.150
Translated from Pāli by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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