The Buddha’s primary heart teachings called the Sublime Attitudes, the Four Immeasurables, or Four Boundless Qualities.
- Loving-kindness or goodwill (metta); Boundless love is the wish for all beings to have happiness and its causes
- Compassion (karuna); Boundless compassion is the wish that all beings be free of pain and its causes
- Empathetic Joy (mudita); Boundless joy is the delight in the happiness of all beings
- Equanimity (upekkha); Recognition that all beings seek to be happy and free