Buddhist Society of Western Australia

Mudita - Sympathetic Joy | by Ajahn Brahmavamso | 3 October 2003

August 24, 2016

One of the Divine Abodes (brahmaviharas) taught by the Buddha that is often overlooked is that of sympathetic joy (mudita), that feeling of joy for the happiness of others. Ajahn Brahm explains what it is and how to arouse this divine emotion.