Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

The Karaniya Metta Sutta in Pali and English (PDF version)

On Fri, 1 November, 2013 - 18:22
vajragupta's picture
vajragupta
Here is the Karaniya Metta sutta (the Buddha’s words on loving-kindness) in Pali (an ancient Indian language for which I’m afraid I’ve lost some of the diacritics), followed by an English translation by Ratnaprabha. This is a version for easy printing - you can also read and listen along here!

Listen to Natalie’s talk about the sutta, and here’s Joe’s chanting of the Pali as a separate audio post.
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freekenney's picture
Thanks so much for sharing, this is truly beautiful!
Bodhidasa's picture
It is a rare thing to read a translation of the metta sutta that seems perfectly clear without any cumbersome phrasing. This is a very fine translation. Inspiring.
Dhammika's picture
http://www.dhammatalks.net/Books11/Bhikkhu_Nyanadassana_Ratana-Sutta-The…

You might be interested above link also. It covers the meaning & the story of “Rathana Suthra”
shaunbartone's picture
No need to follow up: I found it on SoundCloud. Do you still have an active link to “Joe’s chanting of the Pali” of the Karaniya Metta sutta? or a way to download the MP3?