loving-kindness


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lov′ing-kind′ness



n.
tender kindness motivated by or expressing affection.
[1525–35]
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Noun1.loving-kindness - tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection
kindness - the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
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And what loving-kindness, oh Lord, what loving-kindness I felt at times in those dreams of mine
Remember Thy bounteous mercy and loving-kindness which are from of old; turn not Thy face from us, but be gracious to our unworthiness, and in Thy great goodness and Thy many mercies regard not our transgressions and iniquities
There was neither vice nor wickedness in him, but only sincerity and loving-kindness.
Deep peace pervaded me as I lay outstretched in my narrow rocking bed, as it might be in my coffin; a trust in my Maker's will to save me if that were for the best, a trust in His final wisdom and loving-kindness, even though this night should be my last on earth.
It was not until after separation on the following morning that the captain and his men ascertained the secret of all this loving-kindness.
Why, you can have the religion of loving-kindness and purity at least, if you can't have--what do you call it--dogma.
He is apparently conscious of having erred, in too energetically pressing his deeds of loving-kindness on persons unable to appreciate them.
Perhaps the holy man will be merciful in loving-kindness, sar, otherwise -'
Participants will also be introduced to loving-kindness and mindfulness meditation from Thai Buddhism, which has been proven to reduce levels of stress and anxiety in our daily lives.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama -- I am not a Buddhist but I practise mindful meditation every day and believe altruism, compassion, loving-kindness, positivity, non-violence, peace and purity of mind is the only solution for healing ourselves, humanity/Earth from all of its struggles -- past, present and future.
As an extension of, or further emphasis on, loving-kindness, meditation focuses on understanding the suffering of others.
These people volunteered to be part of a study of loving-kindness meditation led by Yoona Kang, then a graduate student at Yale.