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karuṇā-bhāvanā

, f., development of compassion;
nikkaruṇatāya ādīnavaṁ karuṇāya ca ānisaṁsam
paccavekkhitvā ~ā ārabhitabbā, Vism 314,12; ahiṁ-
sāya rato ti ... evaṁvuttāya ~āya rato, Dhp-a III
459,16; hitacariyā nāma mettabhāvanā ~ā ca, Cp-a
290,17; karuṇāpubbabhāge (Spk I 305,14) ti ~āya va-
sena uppāditapaṭhamajjhānūpacāre, Spk-pṭ I 311,18;
— °ânuyoga, m., devotion to development of com-
passion;
~aṁ anuyuttā ... muditābhāvanānuyogaṁ
+, M III 82,2; — °ârambha, m., effort to develop com-
passion;
karuṇāpubbabhāgo ~o, Ps-pṭ II 68,12 (ad Ps
II 79,14).