Four Brahma-viharas (Highest Attitudes/Emotions)
Heavenly or sublime abodes (best home).
"Near enemy" is a quality that can masquerade as the original, but is not the original.
"Far enemy" is the opposite quality.
Sympathetic joy, Appreciation (mudita), joy at the good fortune of others:
- Lovingkindness, good-will (metta):
- Near enemy – attachment;
- Far enemy – hatred
- Near enemy – pity;
- Far enemy – cruelty
- Near enemy – comparison, hypocrisy, insincerity, joy for others but tinged with identification (my team, my child);
- Far enemy – envy
- Near enemy – indifference;
- Far enemy – anxiety, greed