Metta Meditation

20 Min


Metta (maitri in Sanskrit) translates as loving-kindness. It connotes unconditional acceptance and friendship with oneself and an active interest in others. Full disclosure, I wasn’t sure what I thought of this Metta business when I was first introduced to it, and it took me a moment to “get it.” So if you wrestle with a little cynical pushback around this initially, know that I was skeptical too. But none of us really want to be too stoic or defensive to embrace loving-kindness, do we? Just let it wash over you and take what speaks to you right now, leave what doesn’t. This 20 minute meditation is appropriate for all levels.

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Jules Mitchell MS, CMT, RYT is a Los Angeles based yoga teacher, manual therapist and educator. She combines the tradition of yoga with her background in biomechanics to create programs that help her clients move better and achieve physical success. She leads workshops and contributes to yoga teacher training programs worldwide, providing yoga schools with the most current research...
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