The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
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.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
The research will explore how to cultivate empathy and compassion in medical professionals.
Jack Kornfield shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Sylvia Boorstein shows us how, with practice, we can glimpse new ways of relating to loved ones, even when we’re stuck.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.
Sister Chan Khong remembers the suffering of the years of war in Vietnam and what they taught her about human nature.
On April 22, East Bay Meditation Center will host “The Power of Compassion,” a benefit event led by Tara Brach.