To preserve openness of heart and calmness of mind, nurture these attitudes:
Kindness to those who are happy
Compassion for those who are less fortunate
Honor for those who embody noble qualities
Equanimity to those whose actions oppose your values.
|—||Nischala Joy Devi, translation of Yoga Sutra 1:33 of Patanjali cited by Olga Rasmussen in her blog Aligning with Grace: the post “The Brahmaviharas and Lovingkindness” 10/4/10|