Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
Melvin Escobar teaches metta, a concentration practice to cultivate unconditional goodwill for all. In precarious times like these, it’s a way to listen to our hearts.
Lisa Ernst shares a practice to offer kindness to your difficult thoughts.
Lion’s Roar’s Rod Meade Sperry talks to Leigh Brasington about a new posthumous release from Ayya Khema, “The Path to Peace: A Buddhist Guide to Cultivating Loving-kindness.”
As Barbara Gates struggles to protect her adventurous dog Tony from danger, she contemplates the deep aspiration at the heart of loving-kindness practice.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahm shares his personal approach to loving-kindness meditation, also known as metta.
Pema Khandro Rinpoche on a bodhisattva’s love.
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.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.