Loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity—these four loving qualities, says Pawan Bareja, are powerful ways to heal our trauma. The work of healing trauma makes us tender and vulnerable as we touch our history of wounds, sometimes from childhood and sometimes from our ancestors. But those who do Buddhist practice come from a tradition that does […]
Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.
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.
On a birthday like no other, Canyon Sam reflects on celebrating beauty and practicing joy and compassion in the face of an increase in anti-Asian violence.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give yourself the love and compassion you deserve. And send some of that love to the wounded child inside you. They need it.
Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in times of tragedy.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.