Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, and all the virtues. They give meaning to our activities and make them constructive. There is nothing amazing about being rich or highly educated. It is only when the individual has a warm heart do these attributes become worthwhile.
We are down to the last pair of the 8 worldly activities, pleasure and pain. While it is not bad to enjoy pleasure, getting too attached and being “led by the nose” disrupts our life. […]
People are often confused about how to cultivate compassion. There are several approaches. One method is moving beyond empathy to compassion. Empathy is feeling like the other person is feeling. We often “take on” or […]