This month we shine a spotlight on Lovingkindness practice. You may have heard of Lovingkindness, or Metta, meditation. You may have even practiced it in Yoga class at some point. The goal of Lovingkindness practice is to cultivate feelings of goodwill toward all beings, including yourself. But do you know where the practice came from? The story goes that Lovingkindness practice came about because of the Buddha’s response to a group of monks who were scared. These monks had gone to a remote forest to engage in intensive meditation practice, but when they arrived, they began hearing strange noises and seeing scary spirits. They immediately ran from the forest and.