Types of Love

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what is unconditional love in Christianity?
the highest kind of love as it expects nothing in return. It inspires people to help a stranger. It is self-sacrificing and always thoughtful
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What is unconditional love known as in Buddhism?
Advesa & Maitri
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What are Advesa and Maitri?
They exemplify the detached compassion necessary for enlightenment. In the Mahayana buddhist tradition the self-sacrificial nature of this love motivates Bodhisattvas to delay the final step to Nirvarna in order to help others
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What is Erotic/Sexual love?
Often associated with love at first sight, the passions of love and the love that seeks togetherness and is ultimately expressed in **********. At times ****** love has been considered to represent a very dangerous focus on the physical body.
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How is ****** love viewed in Buddhism?
Sexual love can be an obstacle to enlightenment as it encourages attachment
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What is Philal/Brotherly love?
Often thought of in terms of friendship. This love is found in the bonds of people united in a community group. It can be profoundly moral as it characterises the natural bonds in groups, However it prefers those 'like me' and so is not as inclusive
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What is compassionate love?
empathetic sensitivity which looks out for someone e.g. a parent looking after a child. It is characterised by thoughtfulness that sees when another is in need.
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What is divine love?
A feature in many religions. In Christianity God is described as being love. In Judaism, God commands that his people love him and their neighbors
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What is Christian love known as?
Agape
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