Compassion – the natural capacity of the human heart to feel concern for and connection with another human being – constitutes a basic aspect of our nature. It is common to all human beings and animals. It is the wellspring for our own happiness. All ethical teachings nurture this innate and precious quality. It can be developed and perfected limitlessly. It can shine like a thousand million billion stars in the dark night sending out infinite unconditional love.
These days in our materialistic culture many people are led to believe that money is the ultimate source of happiness. Consequently, when they don’t have enough of it they feel let down even depressed. Therefore, […]
The second type of meditation is contemplative or analytical meditation. In this type of meditation we think about a certain topic like impermanence, compassion, or wisdom (shunyata). When we get some feeling, understanding, or an […]