A series of talks based on An Open-Hearted Life given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day starting in April 2017. Co-written with clinical psychologist Dr. Russell Kolts, the book offers practical Buddhist and Western psychological approaches to developing compassion.
- Why we should counteract the self-centered thought
- Broadening our view beyond ourselves
- Our innermost nature is not inherently selfish
- Reflection: Rooting out the self-centered thought
An Open-Hearted Life 27: The disadvantages of self-centeredness (download)