Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Metta Karuna

March 31, 2020By Nim12 Wise Habits, Uncategorized

Metta, often translated as loving kindness, is perhaps better defined as goodwill or benevolence. It is a strong, sincere wish for the happiness of all beings without discrimination. Karuna is compassion, the empathetic understanding of the suffering of others and the genuine wish to relieve them of that suffering.     In the teachings of the Buddha, … Read More

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Indriya Samvara

March 3, 2020By Nim12 Wise Habits, Uncategorized

Panyaden 12 Wise Habits: Indriya-samvara Indriya‐samvara (we use the Thai translation at school which is pronounced insee‐sang‐won) means ‘using the senses wisely,’ or restraint of the senses. The term is often found in Buddhist texts as indriya samvara sila and as such this Wise Habit means self‐control of the senses in order to live a … Read More