It’s not just about mind and meditation, says Ravi Mishra. To meet the needs of this time, Buddhists must take special care to develop their hearts.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give the wounded child inside you the love and compassion they deserve.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
Gina Sharpe says the most important Buddhist teaching for the world today is to have a compassionate heart.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
It's not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.
A teaching on Tonglen practice by Pema Chödrön, and how it begins by taking in our own suffering before we can help others.
The mind of enlightenment, bodhichitta, is always available, in pain as well as in joy. Pema Chödrön lays out how to cultivate this soft spot of bravery.