1. Mettā Sutta.– The idea of goodwill, if cultivated, leads to much profit. S.v.131.
2. Mettā Sutta.– On four kinds of persons to be found in the world — those who irradiate all quarters with goodwill, compassion, sympathetic-
4. Mettā Sutta.– When a man has developed emancipation of the mind through goodwill, compassion, sympathy and equanimity, by the signless (animitta) and getting rid of the thought “I am,” it cannot, be said of him that he has failed to find escape from the opposite qualities. A.iii.290 f.
5. Mettā Sutta.– Nine qualifications which, if they accompany the observance of the fast days, make such observance fruitful — the eight precepts (abstention from killing, etc.), and irradiating the world with thoughts of goodwill. A.iv.388 f.