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.
None of us are perfect. And that is o.k. In fact, it is better than o.k. since it gives each and every one of us a chance to be a better person. The opportunity to […]
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 […]