How to Cultivate a Loving Heart: The Buddhist Practice of Metta
Develop a practice in Metta with Joanna Hardy
Experience a greater sense of happiness, safety, and freedom. An online course in the transformational Buddhist practice of Metta meditation.
Practiced by Buddhists for thousands of years, metta enhances our capacity for goodwill and love and turns it up a notch — or two or three! — so that we feel better about ourselves and our place in the world.
In 10 easy-to-follow videos — featuring 5 guided meditation sessions — meditation expert JoAnna Hardy will teach you the basics of metta and how to put them into practice. Before you know it, How to Cultivate a Loving Heart will have you creating, and deepening, love and goodwill for yourself and the people in your life.
Also included are helpful review materials to reinforce what you’ve learned, and further readings (specially selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar) by some of today’s finest Buddhist teachers, including Pema Chödrön, Norman Fischer, and JoAnna Hardy herself, who provides an easy-to-follow bonus “self-forgiveness practice.”
Follow along with How to Cultivate a Loving Heart from the comfort of your own home, and on your own schedule; return to it as often as you like to refresh what you’ve learned and keep your practice strong.
Enroll today to make the life-changing benefits of metta practice yours with How to Cultivate a Loving Heart.
All Lion's Roar Online Learning courses include closed captions.
JoAnna Hardy has practiced in multiple traditions since 1999, and in 2005 her practice landed on the Theravada Insight tradition. She teaches retreats, online courses. and one on one. Her greatest passion is to teach meditation in communities that are dedicated to seeing the truth of how racism, gender inequality and oppression go hand in hand with the compassionate action teachings in Buddhism.