Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
Lisa Ernst shares a practice to offer kindness to your difficult thoughts.
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give the wounded child inside you the love and compassion they deserve.
For many of us, opening our hearts to ourselves may be the hardest part of the path. Here, the late John Welwood shares how and why meditation helped him do it — unconditionally.
Pema Khandro Rinpoche on a bodhisattva’s love.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
Kimmen Sjölander only freed herself from what she suffered at the hands of her late father when she learned to send him loving-kindness.