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!
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 […]
Nov. 10, 2018 “Peacefulness” Meditation Program in Tokyo Message from Dr. Barry Kerzin We all live very stressful lives. Our sleep is often disturbed. We often find we do not have enough time. Inside […]
The word compassion is often misunderstood. In English it has Christian overtones that include pity, turning the other cheek, and weakness. It is often seen as powerless. But the Buddhist understanding of compassion is much […]