When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Zen priest Liên Shutt teaches a short meditation to foster compassion for beings in search of refuge.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
You’re never too young to practice loving-kindness. Gail Silver on how to teach metta to your kids.
Venerable Pannavati, Anne Klein, and Ejo McMullen on the possibilities and challenges of the bodhisattva path. Introduction by Taigen Dan Leighton.
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
When I first learned about loving-kindness or Metta practice, I thought it was a little weird.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Jack Kornfield, one of today’s most influential Buddhist teachers.
Giving up, giving in, just plain giving—Sharon Salzberg says that’s the truly transformative experience.