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.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
“Buddha” means “one who is awake.” The Buddha who lived 2,600 years ago was not a god. He was an ordinary person, named Siddhartha Gautama.
An introduction to the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama, teacher, educator, science enthusiast, and political leader.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.