Compassion

In his teachings on compassion, the Buddha encouraged us to develop “a mind so filled with love it resembles space.” Can you picture your mind being as limitless, unconstrained, free, and open as space? Spaciousness of mind and heart is a...

One day in late March I turned on the television looking for a weather report and happened upon Matt Lauer and the rest of the Today crew perched in front of the Vatican Palace in Rome, covering the inaugural Mass of Pope Francis. The...

Renowned Zen teacher and activist Joan Halifax Roshi has spent a lifetime practicing engaged Buddhism. She's applied the depth and breadth of her wisdom to the problems of...

Many of us are taught to see nonaggression as passivity, weakness, or delusional. But compassion, according to Sharon Salzberg, does not imply ducking our responsibilities...

We all have the seeds of love and compassion in our minds, and we can develop these fine and wonderful sources of energy. Vietnamese Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how.

Love is a mind that...

Stronger than anger, hatred, or revenge, love is the force that has the ability to heal everyone, because love is an act of self-care. Here, New York Times best-selling author...

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