(skt.: maitri; tib.: jam pa) Je Tsongkhapa described loving kindness in his Lam Rim Chen Mo as: loving kindness is the wish that beings encounter happiness.
Words of Wisdom
"Like me, the countless living beings have been wandering in cyclic existence. Many times they have been a parent to me and shone radiant kindness upon me. How unworthy not to respond to their sorrow. For the sake of all living beings we must strive in the practices bringing Enlightenment."