Updated on April 27, 2019
- Metta is a Pali term. It is written in Burmese as Myitta.
- Metta is rendered as Unbounded Love.
- Metta is also translated as Loving Kindness.
- Metta is one of the four Bhamaso Taya. The others are Karuna, Mudita and Uppekkha.
- Metta Sutta is one of the eleven Suttas in “Paritta Pali” (Protective Verses).
- U Thu Kha wrote a book on Metta Sutta.
- Tipitaka Mingun Sayadawgyi recited the Two Methods of sending Metta. It can be found on YouTube and CDs.
- U Silananda’s book on Paritta Pali (Protective Verses) has a section on how to practice Loving Kindness Meditation.
- U Jotalankara’s book on the Fundamentals of Theravada Buddhism explains the 528 Metta.
- Dr. Mehm/Min Tin Mon wrote a book on “Metta and Sacca (Thitsar)”.
- A Physics teacher said, “Myitta So Dar Ah Hlyar Ah Nan Ma Shee Bay Mei Ah Thwar Ah Pyan Shee Bar Thay Dae.”
- Metta is also used as a name or part of a name.
- Metta is a Myanmar comedian.
- Mettananda Vihara is a monastery in Northern California. It was in Central Avenue, Fremont. It has relocated to Castro Valley.
- Metta Vihari is an association that performs Chanting, and also offers food dana at selected gatherings.