It is not enough just to feel compassionate. Prayer and meditation are not enough. You must act! Leave your comfortable cocoon and do something for others. Smile, be kind, and be helpful! Some people think compassion is weak and passive — wrong. Just the opposite. It is strong fighting injustice, bullying, abuse, and sticking up for the powerless. Emaho!
Balancing alertness with relaxation is important in our meditation and daily life as well. The last two posts about emptiness created an abundance of alertness! So let’s chill, relax, and balance with some compassion. My […]
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 […]
Nov. 25, 2018 Shantideva “A Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life” Shantideva “A Guide to the Boddhisattva’s Way of Life” is one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist texts regarding compassion. Dr. Barry Kerzin […]