This is the way of
those who are skilled and peaceful, who seek the good and follow the
May they be able and
upright, straightforward, of gentle speech and not proud.
they be content and easy wherever they are.
May they be
unburdened, with their senses calm.
May they be wise and not
May they live without desire for the possessions of
May they do no harm to any living being.
May all beings be
May they live in safety and joy.
All living beings,
whether weak or strong, old or young, man or woman, smart or
foolish, healthy or disabled, seen or unseen, near or distant, born
or to be born, may they all be happy.
Let no one deceive or
despise another being, whatever their status.
Let no one by anger
or hatred wish harm to another.
As parents watch over
their children, willing to risk their own lives to protect them, so
with a boundless heart may we cherish every living being, bathing
the entire world with unobstructed and unconditional
Standing or walking,
sitting or lying down, in each moment may we remain mindful of this
heart and this way of living that is the best in all the