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Sympathetic Joy (Mudita): The Third Abode

By Roshi Joan Halifax

The third boundless abode (of the Brahmaviharas) is sympathetic or noble joy. Sympathetic joy has three aspects: joy in the good fortune of others; joy in the virtue of others; and altruistic joy, that is, engendering joy to benefit others.

The first is that joy we feel when read more

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Joyful Living, Healthy Lifestyle

Dear friends,


Aimed at promoting physical and mental well-being, Buddhist Community Alliance (BCA) is organizing a Health Programme from 10am to 4pm on 16 October 2011 (Sunday) at Nalanda Centre. This non-profit health event serves to create greater awareness on healthy living among the general public.

The Health Programme will highlight key health issues through public talks and an exhibition supported by Family Medicine Department of UKM Medical Centre (PPUKM) and the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. The event also strives to educate the public about the associated health and risk behaviours that may influence the quality of life for children and adults in later years.

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