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.
- The importance of empathy for compassion
- Compassion is not just about good intentions
- Empathic understanding
- Tips for developing empathic understanding
- Understanding the emotions of others and our own
- Reflection on empathy
An Open-Hearted Life 32: Compassion and Empathy (download)