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.
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]
“People inflict pain on others in their selfish pursuit of happiness and satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. We need to cultivate a sense of universal responsibility for one […]