How to fit the practice of equanimity into our daily lives, and outlining the taking-and-giving meditation.
Exploring the meditation on the kindness of others, and various obstacles to compassion, including the mind of discouragement and unrealistic expectations.
When we find ourselves in difficult situations we can use the thought transformation teachings to weaken afflictive emotions and develop positive qualities.
A meditation on equanimity, in which we imagine those whom we currently find challenging in an entirely different and expansive light.
Practicing taking and giving challenges our usual ways of thinking and helps us develop a mind of generosity and compassion.
How to take responsibility for cultivating compassion in our own lives.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi explores the concept of compassion by reviewing equalizing and exchanging self and others, and the five determinations.
Venerable Thubten Semkye reviews the causes for bodhicitta and the the 32 signs of a Buddha.
A change in our motivation makes a big difference in how we relate to others. A motivation of kindness and compassion benefits others and makes us happier.
When we’re angry our view of the situation is an exaggeration. Looking at the situation more realistically helps to subvert anger.