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.
When the sun is shining we are happy. When it is cloudy we are sad. Practicing more compassion towards our self and others gradually regardless of the sun shining or not we feel happy. A […]
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest, it is as if we open an inner door. It […]
Our default position whenever possible is forgiveness and gratitude. Forgiveness counters arrogance and ego. This moves us towards insight and wisdom. Gratitude opens our heart to compassion. Wisdom and compassion lead to the two bodies […]