"Let all being be happy! Weak or strong, of high, middle or low estate,Small or great, visible or invisible, near or far away, Alive or still to be born–may they all be perfectly happy! Let nobody wish harm to any single creature, out of anger or hatred! Let us cherish all creatures, as a mother her only child! May our loving thoughts fill the whole world, above, below, across,– Without limit; a boundless goodwill toward the whole world, Unrestricted, free of hatred and enmity!