4 types of people in regard to Brahma Viharas

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Four types of people in regard to the Brahma Viharas:

1. The one who practices the Brahma Viharas, but focuses on loving-kindness (metta) and attains rebirth to a heavenly realm

2. The one who practices the Brahma Viharas, but focuses on compassion (karuna) and attains rebirth to a heavenly realm

3. The one who practices the Brahma Viharas, but focuses on altruistic joy (mudita) and attains rebirth to a heavenly realm

4. The one who practices the Brahma Viharas, but focuses on equanimity (upekkha) and attains rebirth to a heavenly realm

(from Anguttara Nikaya 4.125)

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