The antidotes to anger, an affliction which blocks our capacity to cultivate compassion.
Archive | July, 2013
The benefits of cultivating compassion and how to meditate to develop compassion towards all sentient beings.
The meaning of compassion and the importance of distinguishing between compassion and self-centered distress.
Continuing to discuss the inappropriateness of pride for those in power, and comparing arrogance and self-confidence.
Reflecting with compassion on the one-year anniversary of the Batman movie shooting in Colorado
Examining the reasons why it is inappropriate for those in power to be proud, relating these verses to current events.
Applying the ancient wisdom of a Buddhist philosophical text to bring compassion to situations of violence in the modern world.
Keeping a calm and compassionate mind in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal.
What does it take to be an ethical leader? Is it appropriate for a country’s leader to be arrogant and practice violence?
Teachings on how cultivating the correct view of self leads to compassion and explanation of why arrogance is an inappropriate attitude for a country’s leader.