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like an overflowing reservoir

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 […]

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Compassion is like a sense of caring

Compassion is like a sense of caring, of concern for others’ difficulties and pain. Motivated by concern we act in the most skillful way possible even though we are not always right. We learn from […]

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Cultivating compassion

Some people think that cultivating compassion is good for others but not necessarily good for themselves, but this is not correct. You also benefit directly since compassion immediately instills in you a sense of calm, […]

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Non-violence in action

Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, and all the virtues. They give meaning to our activities and make them constructive. There is nothing amazing […]

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Compassion

If you want to be happy, practice compassion. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.

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Source of all spiritual qualities

Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, all the virtues. They give meaning to our activities and makes them constructive. There is nothing amazing about […]

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When compassion is lacking

There is a common perception that compassion is, if not actually an impediment, at least irrelevant to professional life. But not only is it relevant, but that when compassion is lacking, our activities are in […]

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If we are too hard on ourselves

Love and compassion start at home. If we are too hard on ourselves we will likely be too hard on others. If we are gentle and loving towards ourselves we will likely be the same […]

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Compassion

There is a common perception that compassion is, if not actually an impediment, at least irrelevant to professional life. Personally, I would argue that not only is it relevant, but that when compassion is lacking, […]