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Developing compassion

Planting the Seeds to Cultivate Compassion

Part of a series of teachings on the attitudes to develop in order to cultivate compassion given during a weekend retreat at Sravasti Abbey, May 25-28, 2007.

Developing compassion

  • The attitudes needed to develop compassion
  • Seeing others as kind

Planting the Seeds to Cultivate Compassion 02 (download)

Questions and answers

  • What is samsara?
  • How can you help insects?
  • What is the role of inner work on our mind to our actions?

Planting the Seeds to Cultivate Compassion 02 Q&A (download)

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Part 3 of this series:
Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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