A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness. This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many other qualities, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and the confidence to overcome fear and insecurity. Pearls of wisdom and compassion flowing from the mouth and heart of HH Dalai Lama. This photo of HH with Richard Moore, HH’s hero. When Richard was an adolescent he was shot in the eyes during the Northern Ireland violence and became blind. He never blamed the soldier. Rather he sought him out and they became friends! The power of compassion and forgiveness!
Sometimes when we practice compassion, others may take advantage of us. They may even bully or abuse us. In general, compassion means helping others reduce and eliminate their suffering. Practically, if we allow the bully […]
How do we practice compassion? The six perfections (Sanskrit paramitas) are instructions for practicing compassion. Generosity has various methods, like giving money, shelter and food, giving time, giving kindness, listening non-judgmentally, giving love, and giving […]